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The Mill on the Floss - Book 6: Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Book 6: Chapter 2 Summary

Lucy tells Maggie that she and Stephen are not engaged because she is not ready to think of getting married yet. Maggie's clothes are old and shabby as compared to Lucy's, but Maggie is spending what money she has on lessons rather than on clothes so she can improve her chances of a better situation. She has been teaching in a girls' school. Philip is a friend of Lucy's and will be coming to visit while Maggie is there.

Stephen meets Maggie and is captivated with her. Lucy is involved in an upcoming bazaar, and Maggie reveals that she has had to sew to make money, which embarrasses Lucy. However, to Stephen, it adds to Maggie's attractiveness.

Lucy and Aunt Pullet go to work on a suitable wardrobe for Maggie.

Book 6: Chapter 2 Analysis

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