Ashes of Roses - chapters 19-24 Summary & Analysis

Mary Jane Auch
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chapters 19-24 Summary

In Chapter 19, Rose returns home, extremely upset. She ran out of the shop so fast that she left behind her coat. Maureen tries to comfort Rose to no avail. Gussie sends Maureen off with her father and speaks to Rose about the situation. Gussie is angry about what happened and says, "'It makes me furious. We fought so hard for our rights, but the owners of these shops don't care. They just do as they please, and nobody stops them'" (p. 138).

Gussie says she will try to get Rose a job at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Gussie will teach Rose how to sew using a machine. Rose is heartened by the offer. Gussie insists that they go and confront Moscovitz.

In Chapter 20, Rose and Gussie go to the flower shop and confront Moscovitz. Rose spouts off about having Moscovitz arrested even...

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