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The Story of the Trapp Family Singers - Part Two: Chapter XIV, The New House Summary & Analysis

Maria von Trapp
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Part Two: Chapter XIV, The New House Summary and Analysis

This overly detailed chapter finds the Trapp family heading to their new home during a blizzard. Upon arrival, their living room has a dusting of snow because neither windows nor doors shut tight. There is another farm, referred to as the "lower farm", in which Theophile and his family, who is now their employee resides. He helps them move in and set up beds for the first night. "The beds where pretty large and the house was pretty small". Georg looks disturbed by the shabby condition and size of the cabin.

Theo announces that the "sap is running". The Trapps know nothing about maple syrup, but soon they learn. It is sugaring season. Theo shows the girls how to collect the sap and Georg how to boil it. Maple...

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