Daughter of Fortune - Chapter 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 (Suitors). Rose begins actively searching for a suitable husband for Eliza. Eliza has matured into a young woman and is introduced into society by means of Rose’s weekly musical soirees. Rose selects an officer of the English fleet, Michael Steward, as a likely candidate for Eliza’s husband, although she does not share that information with Eliza. She arranges ways for them to be together during group outings, at dinners, and at balls. He begins to send flowers to the house. Rose does all she can to woo Michael on Eliza’s behalf, but the plan backfires when Michael falls in love with Rose and assumes it is she who is interested in him. Eliza is surprised to learn Rose intended Michael for her and is determined to make her own match.

She meets Joaquin Andieta by chance when he comes to her home to...

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