A Gathering of Days - Chapters XI - XII Summary & Analysis

Joan W. Blos
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A Jewish peddler comes by the house and Catherine greets him with surprise-- she has never seen a Jew. She asks him why he sells some scissors for a higher price than others. He laughs and comments he used to sell them all for the same price, but the public wouldn't buy them because they did not trust the quality. When he began to sell some at a higher price, they began to buy. Catherine's father grows excited as the wedding approached and Catherine begins to comment on the negative aspects about the woman. She thinks Ms. Highman, who asks Catherine in her letters if everything she needs is in the house, is too bold. But everyone seems to sympathize with the new woman. When the day of the wedding arrives, Catherine vows she will not call her Mother. Soon after, her father arrives with...

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