Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

Pete ponders the situation with Maggie and decides that he is not the cause for the ruin of Maggie; it is her brother and her mother who are responsible for the reprehensible manner in which they handled their relations with Maggie. As Pete dries glasses, he notices Maggie hovering outside the bar. Instantly, he fears the reaction his boss may have if a scene takes place revealing their relationship. Despite his fear, he tells Maggie to come inside the bar. He instantly takes his position of prominence behind the bar. Maggie pleads with him, but Pete's disgust and irritation grow to the point where he tells her to go to hell when she asks him where she could go. Being rejected once again, Maggie leaves. Maggie walks and walks. She realizes that men are watching her, so she decides to walk with a purpose instead to squelch...

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