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My Antonia Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2: Chapter 5 Summary

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Book 2: Chapter 5 Summary

Jim often meets Lena downtown and while walking, her home hears about her dressmaking and visits with Tiny Soderball at the Boy's Home Hotel. We learn that this hotel is the best in its territory and all business travelers try to get there. On Saturday nights, there is music and singing, and after the work is done, Tiny and Lena sit outside the door to listen to the music. Lena believes traveling men have a fun life and thinks Jim should become one. These men are generous and give Tiny small gifts, and some of these she shares with Lena. One day, Jim runs into Lena and her little brother who is buying Christmas presents. After Lena's little brother leaves, she comments about being homesick sometimes.

Book 2: Chapter 5 Analysis

This chapter acts as a brief vignette that reveals the common changes these hired girls go...

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