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Daughters of the House Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2, The Writing Table Summary

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Chapter 2, The Writing Table Summary

Léonie and Thérèse meet after years of separation. Léonie waits for her cousin's arrival. While Thérèse has been in the convent, Léonie married Baptiste and has been raising a family. Léonie paces the house. As Léonie walks through the house, the objects around her take on a heightened significance. These objects have not been moved in decades, and Léonie feels a strong sense of ownership over them. Unsure of her cousin's motives for returning, Léonie has started a list of all the objects in the house on the advice of her lawyer. Léonie notices the writing table that Antoinette once used. She looks at herself in the mirror and wonders what she will see when Thé...

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