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Quicksand and Passing - Study Guide Quicksand - Chapters Twelve, Thirteen and Fourteen Summary & Analysis

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Helga happily leaves New York on a ship, glad to be away from the people to whom she had grown an aversion. The ship's purser remembers her crossing with her mother as a young girl. In the ship's environment she feels free and like she belongs to her self. Helga suspects and wonders if she may have been in love with Dr. Anderson. She is met at the dock by her aunt and husband, who welcome her graciously.

Twelve: Now in her aunt's home, Helga is in the beautiful, lavish surroundings she loves and feels this is where she belongs. Her aunt wants Helga to be dressed exotically. They buy her jewelry, and she feels like a savage to be dressed up so loudly. People stare at her and she feels on display like a...

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