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Esther finds Ada "more beautiful than ever," and, according to Allan, Esther herself is prettier than ever before. Commentary A last look at several minor characters ties up all remaining loose ends. Dickens' conclusion is written in such a way as to evoke poignantly the sense of time past linking up with time present; the final note is that of the continuity and strength of the goodness that dominates in the survivors and successors and makes the future propitious. CHARACTER ANALYSES LADY DEDLOCK Despite the obvious importance of Esther Summerson, Lady Honoria Dedlock dominates Bleak House.

In order to see Bleak House in the right perspective, it is necessary to pursue this point. Many people today are no longer well-practiced readers. Television and film are the preferred pastimes, and what people do read is more likely to be journalism (or the captions under pictures) than the prose of a literary artist like Dickens. Dickens wrote for an audience that loved to read and was unafraid to tackle a work of serious literature. Such a receptive and well prepared, or at least cooperative, audience freed Dickens to pitch his writing at a level that satisfied his artistic conscience.

She discovers that she will inherit the estate. com Commentary Things go according to Dickens' foreshadowing. Jarndyce and Jarndyce comes to nothing. Richard pays for his persistent folly. Sir Leicester remains firm in his dignity and touching in his devotion to Lady Dedlock. In the descriptions of a changed and subdued Chesney Wold, Dickens' art of creating atmosphere or mood by describing houses and grounds in changing light and seasons asserts itself triumphantly once more. CHAPTER 67: The Close of Esther's Narrative Summary For "full seven happy years," Esther has been the mistress of the new Bleak House.

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