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Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind Themes

Alexandria Ripley
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Themes

Coming of Age

Scarlett is a self-centered spoiled girl when the story begins, set on having her way regardless of who is hurt in her quest for her goals. As the story progresses, Scarlett begins maturing emotionally and socially. She initially believes she can win Rhett back by playing at the social games that have always garnered the attention of men and is angry when Rhett seems immune to her charms. As the months pass and Scarlett realizes she is carrying Rhett's baby, she believes she has the card that will win his undying devotion and further believes can play that card any time it suits her. With that in mind, Scarlett sets out for Ireland, intent on visiting her family and having some fun before settling down into live with Rhett.

When Scarlett learns Rhett has divorced her and remarried, she begins to see herself for what she...

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