Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Pete takes notice of Maggie and continues telling his tales. Soon, Pete and Jimmie leave, but Maggie goes to the window to watch them as they disappear into the night. Immediately, she begins to notice that their home has faded and become worn. Maggie begins to think about Pete and then thinks about how dreary her job at the factory is compared to the elegance of Pete's occupation. She thinks that surely Pete will be visiting again soon, so she decides to spend some of her money on a "lambrequin" to dress up the place for his next visit. At his next visit, Pete asks Maggie out on a date. When Pete arrives on Friday night to pick up Maggie, her mother is completely drunk and has ravaged the apartment. The lambrequin lies in a heap on the floor.

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