Birdsong - Section 15: England 1979, Part 7, pages 469-483 Summary & Analysis

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Section 15: England 1979, Part 7, pages 469-483 Summary

Elizabeth is nervous to tell Francoise about her pregnancy, so she puts it off as long as possible and invites her mother to dinner in London. Though she tells her friends about the baby, she refuses to admit to anyone who the father is. On Saturday morning, Elizabeth reads Stephen's account of being buried underground, and she finally feels that she has some idea of what the war was like after reading all of his notebooks. That evening, she dresses carefully and meets her mother for dinner. When she confesses that she is pregnant, Elizabeth is surprised that Francoise is delighted and does not ask about the father; Francoise does not mind that Elizabeth is not married because her mother was not married to her father. Stephen married Jeanne after the war, in 1919 when Francoise...

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