Fingersmith - Part 1, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Waters
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Part 1, Chapter 4 Summary

Chapter 4 opens about two weeks later on the day of Gentleman's return to Briar. During this time, Sue has learned the routine of the house. She has become accustomed to the servants, and they to her. Sue becomes acutely aware of the many normal activities Maud has never experienced. She tries to introduce new experience and fun into Maud's afternoons by teaching her a few dance steps and by teaching her to play cards. She does this out of pity for Maud and because she wants to allay Maud's fears that Richard will be put off by her lack of training and experience.

Sue has learned that Maud always wears gloves, and that she cannot tolerate dirt or stains on her gloves. To keep Maud occupied on the afternoon of Richard's return, Sue stacks the deck of cards and offers to...

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