Out of This Furnace - Study Guide Part 2, Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 6-10 Summary

Dorta gives Mary some pointers about being a boarding missus. She basically tells Mary to let the boarders know the rules and to stick to the rules. Anyone who does not like it can move someplace else. Dorta tells Mary not to be afraid to yell if she has to and not to think that she has to treat the boarders as if they are family. Mike agrees with Dorta and tells her that he will end her business if he thinks it is too much for her.

Taking in boarders helps them financially because they are out of debt by spring and are able to begin to save some money. They are able to buy new clothes, items for the house and they can go out for entertainment once in a while. All of their boarders take part in their Christmas dinner...

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