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Affinity - Study Guide Part 2: Pages 177-195 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Waters
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2 November 1874. Miss Prior escapes to Millbank among the preparations for Priscilla's wedding. When she arrives, Miss Prior learns that one of the female prisoners has had an emotional breakdown that ended in the destruction of the prisoner's cell. Miss Prior is taken to see the woman in the dark cell, a cell that is padded where the troubled prisoner is left in the dark for hours at a time to exert discipline. Back on the ward, Miss Prior visits several of the prisoners. Each one wants to know all Miss Prior knows about the disturbed prisoner, but Miss Prior cannot share this information. Finally Miss Prior goes to visit Selina and finds her distraught. Selina claims that her spirit friends have been disturbing her so much that she cannot find any peace. Miss Prior touches her hands and finds them so cold that...

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