The Revolt of 'Mother' - Section 2 Summary & Analysis

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Section 2 Summary

Mother worked all day, cleaning the house and baking pies, deep in thought. Nanny was working on some embroidery for her wedding in the fall. Sarah was baking Father's favorite pies: mincemeat pies. Quote: "However deep a resentment she might be forced to hold against her husband, she would never fail in sedulous attention to his wants. As she worked on his favorite dishes, she kept looking out the windows at the men digging the cellar of the new barn. . .where Father had promised her forty years ago that their new house would be built."

The family ate when Father returned from his work. They ate without talking much, and promptly got up and went back to work. Sammy went to school, before his father could instruct him to do chores. Nanny left for the store to get some additional thread for her...

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