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The Rainbow Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4 Summary

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Chapter 4 Summary

Anna is sent to the girl's school in town but she does not make any friends and remains separate from the other townspeople. She looks down on everyone around her, though she does not do well in school. One person of interest is Baron Skrebensky, another Polish exile who Anna visits with her mother. The Baron has not adjusted to English life the way that Lydia has and resents Lydia and Anna for not maintaining their Polish heritage. Anna grows up as an outsider in the town and wants a more ladylike existence for herself. She is only comfortable around her family.

Her uncomplicated position is made complicated by the arrival of her cousin, Will, who has taken an apprenticeship in the nearby village. Anna is attracted to Will. The two of them go to church where Will's emotional singing makes Anna laugh out loud during the...

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