The Aspern Papers Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

Henry James

Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

One afternoon the narrator comes down to find Miss Tina in the sala, waiting for him to announce that her aunt has requested to see him immediately, if he has time. He asks Miss Tina why all of a sudden she has requested this audience. Miss Tina states that her aunt is probably bored and wants some variety. The narrator asks her if she told her aunt about his desire to see the Aspern papers. She says that, since her aunt becomes upset when people talk about them, she has said nothing.

Juliana is in the same spot where he last saw her, still wearing the green eyeshade. She says she wanted to thank him for the beautiful flowers. The narrator notes that, since he has not sent any for a while,...

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