Daughters and Rebels: An Autobiography - Study Guide Chapters 26-27 Summary & Analysis

Jessica Mitford
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The situation in Europe worsens as Hitler continues to take more territory. After the Franco victory in Spain, England prepares for war, even though it is unclear who they will side with. When conscription begins, Esmond is happy that he is in New York, where he is out of reach of the British government. At this time, Esmond writes and sells an article about the situation in England. In it he says that he knows he will be back and will fight for England.

Esmond secures a job at an advertising agency. He is hired for one hundred dollars a week, which seems to be an outrageous sum to them. They later learn that the purpose of the agency is to lose money and function as a tax write-off for the playboy millionaire that owns it. Esmond does not have to spend much...

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