The Age of Innocence - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

Ellen's family is pleased with Newland for convincing Ellen to drop the divorce.

Once again, the chapter leads us to the ballroom. This time, however, Newland is in the Mingott family opera box. Ellen tells him that she knows he is the one sending the yellow roses, once after their meeting, and once after their divorce discussion. The two are clearly flirting with each other.

At the same time, May and her family leave for their annual vacation at their Florida house. It is believed that the warmer Florida air is beneficial for Mr. Welland's poor health.

Chapter 13 Analysis

This is the first instance where Ellen and Newland openly flirt with each other. Their liking of each other is increasing.

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