Herland - Chapter 8, "The Girls of Herland" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, "The Girls of Herland" Summary

At long last, the men are allowed to meet the young ladies of Herland. They have been asked to lecture to girls' classes on the history of the outside world. The information the men have given their tutors has been condensed into a digest and distributed, thus the audiences will already have a basic grounding in external world history. The men are soon confronted with hundreds of bright young ladies. The girls begin to ask questions that are over the men's heads, and their friendly tutors rescue them by bringing the formal part of the engagement to an end. The girls form informal groups around the men. The girls in Terry's group quickly become offended by his overly intimate compliments and overbearing manner. All but the most argumentative desert Terry's group and join...

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