My Antonia - Book 5: Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Book 5: Chapter 2 Summary

Jim wakes to find A'ntonia's mischievous son Leo tickling his brother Ambrosch. Jim goes into the house and sees that breakfast is ready. A'ntonia tells Jim that lunch will be at noon and they will have geese for supper with her husband. A'ntonia talks of Martha, whom she wishes Jim could meet, and how much she cried when her oldest daughter was married. A'ntonia's husband comes home, and Jim describes him as crumpled, carrying one shoulder higher than the other, and very lively. Cuzak describes the carnival he and Rudolph, A'ntonia's oldest son, saw in the city. Jim describes how comfortable the couple seems together as Cuzak tells A'ntonia about people in Bohemian, and that he has an unusual trait of looking at people sidewise. Cuzak brought home small gifts and candy for his family, and he watches them amusedly.

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