Dear Mrs. Bird - Chapters 6 - 7 Summary & Analysis

AJ Pearce
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Kathleen returned to the office just as Emmy finished writing her letter to In a Muddle. Emmy thought that the letter was like writing to a friend, except that she used the Woman’s Friend letterhead and Mrs. Bird’s name. Emmy nervously shouted goodbye to Kathleen, left the office, and mailed the letter.

Feeling guilty, Emmy worked extra hard and dutifully for the next week. But with more letters about unplanned pregnancies and crumbling marriages, Emmy once again became dissatisfied with Mrs. Bird’s unhelpful attitude. This led Emmy to forward unacceptable letters more often, inspiring Mrs. Bird’s ire. In conference with Kathleen, Emmy showed her that other women’s magazines actually gave thoughtful responses to the sorts of questions Mrs. Bird refused to even look at.

Mrs. Bird walked into this conversation, reproached Emmy for her ideas and for chatting...

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