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An American Tragedy Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2, Chapter 29 Summary

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Book 2, Chapter 29 Summary

Roberta returns home for the Christmas holiday and is further depressed by the starkness and poverty in which her family lives. She is the favorite child of both her mother and her father, and confides about her interest in Clyde Griffiths and his seeming interest in her, to her mother. Roberta does not, however, explain the full details of the relationship to her mother, who is already concerned. She knows that in the outside world, a man with power and status would not be interested in a girl like Roberta. Roberta's mother soothes herself with the knowledge that Roberta is a good, conscientious, virtuous girl. When Roberta's sister arrives with her husband Fred Gabel, Roberta thinks that it would be better to be married to an uninteresting man like Fred than to be unmarried and cast adrift by Clyde. Fred Gabels brings a newspaper from...

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