The Question and Answer section for Edgar Huntly: Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The person is emotionally distraught. He thinks he sees and hears things in a seemingly empty well that are not there.
Edgar Huntly: or, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker, published in 1799 by Charles Brockden Brown, is one of the earliest work of American fiction, and the first to depict the tense relationship between Americans and Indians on the frontier. Adopting but...
On pages 107 and 108, Edgar abandons the girl to escape the cavern and bring back help to save her.