The Portrait of a Lady Chapters 6-10 Summary and Analysis

Henry James

Chapters 6-10 Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Henrietta Stackpole: Isabel’s opinionated friend from America

Miss Molyneux: Lord Warburton’s sister

Mildred Molyneux: Warburton’s youngest sister

Vicar of Lockleigh: Lord Warburton’s brother; a burly ex-wrestler who is now a clergyman

Summary
Isabel is described as a young woman with a “high spirit.” She is quite determined, has strong opinions, and thinks rather highly of herself. Isabel looks forward to learning as much as she can about the world and hopes she will have the opportunity to prove herself when she is confronted with difficult situations. She is also quick to engage in debate on any subject, with anyone who is...

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