How Green Was My Valley - Chapters Twenty-Eight and Twenty-Nine Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Twenty-Eight and Twenty-Nine Summary

Angharad is unhappy,and Iestyn is a drunk. Blodwyn, Iestyn's sister, offers a home for Huw at the lovely Tyn-y-Coed, but he declines. She is interested in Owen and he in her; Huw works on her furniture for her. Owen's engine patent may be bought by an American.

Mr. Gruffydd's feels his congregation only attends chapel out of fear, and their hearts are far from him. He feels he is old and has accomplished nothing. He thinks his sins are greater than those of his congregation. Huw likens life to a hiding that we can never win in the end.

In Chapter Twenty-Nine, Huw rides down in the cage to work in the coal pit with his brothers. He feels like a real, hard-working man now, and appreciates a bath and home. Ceinwein makes an appearance and is still tracking Huw...

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