Flowers in the Attic - Part 1: Chapters 6-7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapters 6-7 Summary

Momma's Story. After the grandmother leaves the room, Mother sits the children down and tells them she wishes to explain things while she is still herself. Mother talks about her parents' deep religious beliefs and what life was like at Foxworth Hall when she was a child, before her brothers were killed in separate accidents. Mother tells them how Christopher Garland Foxworth came to Foxworth Hall after the death of his mother, penniless because her own father stole his half of their father's estate. Christopher was young and beautiful, and fourteen-year-old Corrine fell in love with him at first sight. They kept their love a secret for many months, sneaking around the estate and seeing each other while each was away at school.

Mother says that when their love came out, her parents were shocked, telling them they could...

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