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Daughters of the House Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 28, The Coffee Bowls Summary

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Chapter 28, The Coffee Bowls Summary

Antoinette has died, and Louis suffers a period of intense grief. Louis and Thérèse refuse to eat their breakfasts, while Léonie relishes her meal. Thérèse and Léonie watch from the window of the salon as cars depart for the funeral. They recite the De Profundis and return to the dining room. On the table sit the remains of breakfast. Léonie retreats upstairs. In English, she tells the house that she is glad Antoinette is dead and that it took her aunt too long to die. She waits for the house to answer.

Chapter 28, The Coffee Bowls Analysis

Louis attempts to protect Léonie and Thérèse by not allowing them to attend the funeral. He does not know that this decision will make...

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