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Ragtime - Part 2, Chapters 25 and 26 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 25 and 26 Summary

Sarah's happiness at her upcoming marriage to Coalhouse has dramatically changed her demeanor and even her physical presence. Mother helps prepare the wedding dress and shares in Sarah's happiness. Little Brother is the only one in the house who knows that Coalhouse will not marry Sarah until the incident over the destroyed car is resolved to Coalhouse's satisfaction.

Coalhouse's visits are diminishing, and Father determines to pay the authorities to fix the situation so that his own household can return to normal. Before father can implement his plan, Sarah takes the matter into her own hands. She takes the trolley into town the night that Vice-President Sherman visits for a speech. Sarah's naivety about political issues and the increased security due to recent assassination attempts allow her to lunge for Sherman in a crowd, where she is summarily subdued and beaten. Sarah dies...

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