The Makioka Sisters - Book II, Chapters 21-27 Summary & Analysis

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Book II, Chapters 21-27 Summary

Mrs. Stoltz and her younger children pack up the last items in their house and prepare to leave. Sachiko has always admired Mrs. Stoltz for her careful housekeeping, even though she has heard from her maid that Mrs. Stoltz is very strict with her servants. On the last night Mrs. Stoltz is to have in Japan, her daughter Rosemarie comes and stays the night with Etsuko. The following day Sachiko and Etsuko see them off on the ship.

Shortly afterward, Sachiko receives a letter and gift from Mrs. Stoltz. It is autumn, and the house is quiet with Yukiko in Tokyo and Taeko busy outside the house. Sachiko suddenly grieves over the baby she lost to miscarriage.

Sachiko asks Teinosuke to approach the main house about Taeko's plan to go to Paris. They discuss their strategy and...

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