O Pioneers! - Part 3 Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3 Chapter 2 Summary

Alexandra, too, is being reflective. Her personal life is mostly "underground" because she puts all her personality into her work. She can recall a few days of pure happiness. There was one perfect afternoon with Emil. They were near a pond and spotted a wild duck, so beautiful and free that they both kept it in mind even years later. Most of her memories are impersonal like that one.

However, Alexandra does have one fantasy about a very strong man, bigger and faster than she is, who lifts her up and carries her "as easily as a sheaf of wheat." The older she gets, the more this fantasy comes to her when she is tired.

Part 3 Chapter 2 Analysis

Part 3 is only eleven pages long. Not much happens except the reader gets to know Marie and Alexandra better. Alexandra is repressed in the Freudian sense. Her...

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