Gone with the Wind - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Scarlett continues to find herself jealous of the young girls in Atlanta and longing to dance and flirt with the men. One day Aunt Pitty catches her waving out her bedroom window at the cavalcade parading by, and Pitty reminds Scarlett of her place as a widow. Scarlett cries most of the night out of frustration, although Melanie continues to think it is out of missing Charles.

However, Scarlett's chance to come out of her boredom comes from two of the young girls of the county being unable to help at the fundraiser for the hospital. Mrs. Merriweather comes by to ask Aunt Pitty and Melanie to help in one of the booths, and Scarlett tells them they should go, even though it is highly improper for a widow to attend any kind of bazaar or party.

At the bazaar, Scarlett again is...

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