A Wagner Matinee - Paragraphs 1 – 6 Summary & Analysis

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The story is narrated by a man named Clark, who lives in Boston, Massachusetts. One day, he receives a letter from his uncle, Howard Carpenter, who lives in rural Nebraska. The letter says that the uncle’s wife—Clark’s Aunt Georgiana—will be arriving in Boston, as Georgiana has been given a bequest in the will of a recently deceased relative. Clark realizes that the date of Georgiana’s arrival is the very next day. Clark states in narration that the thought of Aunt Georgiana conjures up many recollections of Clark’s life as a boy, which was very different from his life now. Clark had grown up on a farm in Nebraska. He recalls performing the heavy manual labor of farm work, and he also remembers Georgiana teach him how to play the organ she had in her parlor. The next day...

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