Morality for Beautiful Girls - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Alexander McCall Smith
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

"The Girl with Three Lives". In the first part of the chapter, narration comments that "every house in Zebra Drive ... would be likely to have a servant", and describes how so many of the servants are taken advantage of and financially abused, all because they are people in need. Narration also describes Mma Ramotswe's contemplation of a situation in her own neighborhood - a woman who had once been a friend who had no qualms about taking advantage of her servant. Contemplation of the woman and her attitude lead Mma Ramotswe to considerations on the subject of morality in general, and on the subject of her relationship with her own maid, Rose (a woman in her thirties with two young children).

When she arrives home, Mma Ramotswe is greeted cordially by Rose, who tells her that Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni...

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