The Bad Beginning - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Mr. Poe takes the children to their ruined mansion, and they find that everything they owned has been destroyed. The children are then taken to Mr. Poe's home and introduced to his two children, Edgar and Albert. Mr. Poe's children do not like the Baudelaires and resent having to share their room.

For the first few days, the horrible events begin to sink in for the Baudelaires. They become more aware of their surroundings and realize that they do not like the Poe household at all. Mrs. Poe has provided them with itchy clothing. The house smells funny, and Edgar and Albert are extremely obnoxious. The food isn't much better and seems to consist of three boiled or blanched dishes with nearly every meal. Over a bland dinner, Mr. Poe tells the children that he has found them a place to live. His two sons react with...

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