Orlando: A Biography - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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After her marriage, she sits down and tries to work on her poem The Oak Tree. She dips her pen in the ink and immediately expects to felt the power she felt in the previous chapter, where a force seemed to take over her arm and help her write the best lines of her life. Unfortunately, nothing happens and she has to force herself to write a few lines. Eventually, she realizes marriage has stabilized her life and perhaps she no longer has the need to write. However, upon reflection, she thinks that is not the case. All her life she has struggled to fit into society, and has only written words that expressed her struggles. Orlando now claims her happiness means she does not have to prove anything to anybody and can sincerely write how and what she likes.

Orlando begins to write more than she...

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