The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables: Novel Summary: Chapter 21

Summary: Judge Pyncheons high reputation in society dies along with him, for the true events surrounding the death of his uncle, also named Jaffrey, now come to light. Holgrave learns the truth “from one of those mesmerical seers, who, now-a-days, so strangely perplex the aspect of human affairs, and put everybodys natural vision to the …

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The House of the Seven Gables: Novel Summary: Chapter 17

Chapter 17Summary: Hepzibah and Clifford board a train and begin their journey. The most mundane sights of the world passing by outside only increase Cliffords excitement, while Hepzibah wonders if she is truly awake or if this whole experience is a dream. Clifford engages the trains conductor in conversation. When the conductor suggests that people …

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