Chapter 43-47 Summary

Nell and her grandfather wander through the dirty factory town. Grandfather becomes petulant, asking Nell why she took him away from the last village and demanding to be returned to it. Nell begs him not to make her return, for fear of the dream that she had, which in reality was the threat that her grandfather would be caught as a thief should he steal Mrs. Jarley’s money. As it begins to rain, they seek some shelter but are approached by a factory worker, who tells them there is shelter in a nearby building. As they sit before the fire, the worker tells them that the fire is his friend, and in fact was the place where his father died. The next morning, Nell and Grandfather depart, with two pennies that the factory laborer gave...

(The entire section is 511 words.)