How Green Was My Valley - Chapter Twenty-Four Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Twenty-Four Summary

Huw graduates to long pants in his new tweed suit, made specially for his sister's and brother's weddings. Surprising the family, Gwilym and Owen return to the valley wanting to work at the colliery again.

Huw and Bronwen have an awkward moment of sexual tension, and Huw privately experiences his new manhood, much to his glory and shame, as well as new-found dignity, courage and understanding.

Owen and Gwilym have been working on an underground railway in London, where Owen had success, and Gwilym got fired for starting a union. The boys want to sing in Ivor's thirteen-hundred voice choir. The larger family and neighbors gather in the evening for singing before the next day's Eisteddfod.

During the next afternoon of rugby and weddings, Ceinwen shows up and tries to force herself on Huw, inviting herself to the family festivities. Afterward...

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