The House of the Seven Gables

What does the title of chapter 5 "May and November," convey?

I do not quite understand what this means. I believe it may associate hot and cold feelings between characters in the book.

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Perhaps you are right. Nothing seems to be stated clearly or even in strong metaphor that I can see. In the chapter Phoebe begins to transform the dreary house into a place of light. I suppose, May being a time of more light, Phoebe's presence carries that light into the dark days of November.