The Blithedale Romance - Section 4- Chapter 7: The Convalescent and Chapter 8: A Modern Arcadia Summary & Analysis

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Section 4- Chapter 7: The Convalescent and Chapter 8: A Modern Arcadia Summary

In "The Convalescent", the seventh chapter, Coverdale questions Hollingsworth about Priscilla as soon as he feels a bit better, learning that she has recently escaped peril or may still be liable to danger. They shelter Priscilla in order to deserve the reputation of a benevolent community, but a mist of uncertainty surrounds the girl who continues her mysterious attract for Zenobia. One forenoon, Priscilla visits Coverdale in his room, bringing him a nightcap and a sealed letter from Miss Margaret Fuller. Priscilla is discomposed when Coverdale suggests that she looks like Miss Fuller and leaves the room, irritated. Coverdale often reads alone during his recovery, later discussing the works with Hollingsworth who is disgusted with Fourier. Despite the fact that Hollingsworth joins the Blithedale society...

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