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Daughters of the House - Study Guide Chapter 36, The Cake Tin Summary & Analysis

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Madeleine checks a receipt from the funeral services. Léonie asks whose bones were found in the woods, but Madeleine will not give a clear answer. Léonie thinks of the war memorial in town, which she confuses with the statue of Our Lady. Adding to this confusion is the fact that the villagers honor their war dead with processions on Our Lady's feast day. Madeleine forbids Léonie from venturing into the woods. She discourages Léonie from associating with people of different social standing than herself, claiming that no good can come of mixed marriages.

Léonie then helps Victorine make a cake. Victorine hesitates before telling Léonie that the bones may have been the bones of French Jews persecuted during the war. Victorine asks why Léonie has not learned...

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