The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt - Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Eleanor spends her summer in the Northeast and then returns to school in England. Her cousin Corinne is also at the school and her aunt and uncle were living in England. She continued her travels with Mlle. Souvestre during holidays. Eleanor was now eighteen and this was her last year of school, and she returned to New York and spent the summer at Tivoli. This was the year of her "coming out," so she made the rounds of parties and dinners. She eventually makes some friends. She occasionally saw her cousin Franklin Roosevelt who was attending college.

The following year grandmother Hall closed the house on West 37th Street and Eleanor went to live with her cousin, Mrs. Susie Parish. Eleanor began her work with the Junior League and at the Rivington Street Settlement House. At nineteen, in 1903, she accepted Franklin's proposal of...

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