Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage (short story) - Pages 420 - 438 Summary & Analysis

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One day, Edith realized that Sabitha had developed breasts. Edith had been spending more time with her aunt, uncle, and cousins, who live near Lake Simcoe. She mentioned that one of her cousins had had sex. A boy had forcibly coerced the cousin into the act. Edith was far less open about her sexuality, as her mother had once discovered her masturbating and had harshly scolded her. Sabitha suggested writing Johanna another fake letter from Ken, but Edith was hesitant. Despite Edith’s hesitation, Sabitha proceeded to write a letter with an overtly lovesick tone. They wrote that he longed to see Johanna and that he felt as if he were falling in love with her. Sabitha and Edith were surprised when Johanna did not write a reply to this letter. The narrative then shifts back to Johanna after she has arrived in...

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