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Housekeeping - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Sylvie, still unaware of her mother's passing, writes a brief note giving an address in Wyoming. The aunts prevail upon her to come back to Fingerbone. She and arrives traveling in the winter cold in salvaged clothing, with no hat, gloves, or socks. She talks to Ruth and Lucille, and listens to them. They like her and she speaks to them kindly. When she goes out the next morning, Ruth and Lucille fear that she is leaving and run after her. They follow her to the train station, and she agrees to stay. The girls understand that Sylvie is unstable, but they lie to Lily and Nona that they went outside to see the snow, and Sylvie got worried and went after them to bring them in rather than the other way around. Lily and Nona ignore any warning signs that Sylvie may...

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