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Kristel (kristelh) | 3777 comments Mod
The narrator writes in the penultimate chapter that the female friends who consoled him in his solitude were “like people who
come to a retrospective exhibition.” Consider the implications of this characterization.


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Book Wormy | 1801 comments Mod
He is suggesting he is already dead and he also says he never loved anyone the way he loved Capitu.


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Kristel (kristelh) | 3777 comments Mod
They come to see the already dead man as if he is on exhibition. Are they curious about him? Are they hopeful that he might be eligible.


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