Main Street - Study Guide Chapters 4, 5, and 6 Summary & Analysis

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The citizens of Gopher Prairie are anxious to welcome Carol, and Kennicott tells her of the party that hardware store owner, Sam Clark, and his wife will hold in Carol's honor. Carol is nervous and unpacks, as Kennicott leaves for his office to check on the status of his patients in his absence.

Carol walks down Main Street to get a feel for the town and finds it to be dreary and small. Carol rushes home in horror that she is sentenced to live in this ugly place but tries to take a different perspective and give herself more time to make her decision.

Later that evening, Kennicott escorts Carol to the Clark home, where Carol finds the small group of people to be as exciting as those attending a funeral. Carol was told that these people represent the smartest and most chic in Gopher...

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