The Kitchen House - Chapters 29-36 Summary & Analysis

Kathleen Grissom
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Chapter 29

Lavinia is given a room of her own, new clothes, and is included in some of the lessons the Maddens’ daughter, Meg, takes. After a few weeks, Meg convinces her parents to allow Lavinia to take all her lessons with her. In a short time, Lavinia becomes accustomed to being a part of the family, though she is often homesick at night.

Marshall, who has been going to school near the Maddens’ home, offers Latin lessons to the girls on Saturdays, staying for dinner afterward. Lavinia finds Marshall charming and intelligent now that they are both older. However, Lavinia overhears that Marshall went to visit his mother and she mistook him for her husband. It is a difficult situation that only adds to Marshall’s past hurts. A week later, Marshall comes to the house drunk and beaten. Lavinia helps nurse him...

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