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Lord Jim

Lord Jim


by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim Chapter 33 Summary

  • As she questions Marlow about Jim, Jewel also reveals some of the horrors of her life, including Cornelius's abuse and her mother's tragic death.
  • Jewel doesn't trust men, and that's why she is grilling Marlow about her fella.
  • After she badgers him with one too many questions, Marlow finally snaps and says that Jim isn't good enough for her or anyone. That's his big secret.
  • But Jewel refuses to believe Marlow. She would rather stand by her man.
  • Though Marlow tries hard to salvage the situation, Jewel storms away.

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