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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Today's Children, pp. 35-53, Hodl, pp. 53-69 Summary

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Today's Children, pp. 35-53, Hodl, pp. 53-69 Summary

In Today's Children, Tevye goes to see Layzar Wolf and Tevye thinks that Layzar wants to buy his brown cow, when Layzar really wants to marry Tevye's daughter. Tevye is a bit put off that Layzar is ready to outright buy Tsaytl. After drinking lots of brandy and arguing, Tevye goes home and tells Golde about the upcoming marriage. Golde is at first angry because Tevye is stinking drunk, but soon becomes excited. The next day, Tevye is out on business and his friends all know about the engagement offer of Layzar Wolf and congratulate Tevye. On the way back, his cart overturns and he considers this a bad omen. Not long after, Tevye runs into his daughter Tsaytl who is crying. He has the rude realization that Tsaytl hates the idea of marrying Layzar...

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