Dragonwyck - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

Anya Seton
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Chapter 20 Summary

On a beautiful spring day when Nicholas is away from Dragonwyck, Miranda wakes up feeling especially lighthearted. After Peggy comes in, they discuss the maid's future with Hans and begin to plan her wedding together.

When they go up to the attic to retrieve some white muslin for the wedding gown, Miranda concludes that Nicholas must have had all traces of their baby's existence taken away, and she attempts to justify this to herself. At the same time, she finds some bedroom furnishings that Johanna used when she was alive, and she comes across the dead woman's diary. One startling passage reveals that, shortly before her death, Nicholas had told Johanna that Miranda would be leaving Dragonwyck "in a few days", and this seems unexplainable.

Realizing that she has to think things through, Miranda takes the book with her and sends for Jeff...

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