Gone with the Wind - Chapter 48 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 48 Summary

Scarlett loves New Orleans. The men are a little wild and everything is flashy and fun. Scarlett buys the children, the Wilkes, and Pitty gifts, but she refuses to purchase anything for Mammy after the mule comment. However, Rhett decides to purchase her a red taffeta petticoat, even though Scarlett tells him that Mammy will never allow herself to wear it.

With Rhett, Scarlett realized that marriage was different. Scarlett no longer had all the control in the marriage and she did not love him, but she found him exciting. Rhett learned that he had many moods and a lot of cynicism. Yet she still did not know who he really was. One night in bed, Rhett realizes that Scarlett is daydreaming about Ashley, and they argue. However, she has another nightmare that night about running through the mist searching for something. Yet...

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