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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - A Domestic Scene Summary & Analysis

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A Domestic Scene Summary

Nell interrupts her mother and her boyfriend Tad while they are embracing on the sofa. Tad gets angry and shoves her outside the apartment, telling her to go play in the building's common playroom. At first, the little girl is lost in the corridors, but with the help of the Primer she finds her way to the playroom. When she gets there, the other children steal her precious book and play keep-away on her. Nell cries but the game stops when all the other children are victims of a mysterious and sudden illness. Nell is able to grab her book back, go to a corner and read it unbothered.

The Primer continues the story of Princess Nell. After getting rid the trolls, Dinosaur tells his own story about how he came to outlive the other dinosaurs. After roaming the...

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