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Girl with a Pearl Earring - 1666, Pages 183 - 203 Summary & Analysis

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1666, Pages 183 - 203 Summary

Griet's parents become suspicious when she comes home smelling of linseed oil. To take their mind off the scent, Griet tells the, in great detail, of the concert painting Vermeer is working on. Pieter, however, is not suspicious of Griet and has decided to trust her, although he is impatient with her sexually. Once in the ally, he sneakily works his hand up her bonnet and pulls loose a strand of her hair. He tells her that he will marry her, and that he will make her very happy. Griet knows she is a fool to hesitate. Back at the Vermeers', Johannes is having a difficult time finding the perfect position for Griet to sit in. Soon, he realizes that her clothes are all wrong, but Griet refuses to wear anything of Catharina's. He decides that Griet must bare some of her hair, but again...

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