The Optimist's Daughter - Part 2, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 4 Summary

The post funeral meal was being set out in the dining room when Laurel and Fay returned to the house. The chairs had been moved back into place and one of the bridesmaids had rewound the mantel clock. The Chisoms remarked that Fay had enough stuff to last one woman forever. The neighbors talked about how Fay would be getting the house and Mrs. Chisom took the opportunity to say that all of their family could fit into a house that size. Fay could even open up a boarding house and she could cook.

Fay dismissed this idea but suddenly came up with one of her own: she wanted to ride back to Texas with them and spend a little time with her people. They decided they could squeeze her in and she went upstairs to pack a few things. Laurel...

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