The Marriage of Opposites - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 – Rachel and Jestine prepare to travel to France in part to help care for Rachel’s daughter Delphine, who is ill. Camille remains behind to help his two brothers and father settle the store and business enough to leave for Paris. A third of the business will be given to Enrique. As Rachel and Jestine set sail, they both know they are never going back. Rachel now recognizes there is a price to pay for everything. Rachel and Jestine are amazed by the beauty of France. Jestine is thrilled to be reunited with Lyddie, who is herself thrilled to see her true mother. Camille and Frederic arrive in November, just before Delphine dies. Camille is quickly attracted to Julie, Rachel’s 20 year-old maid, but Rachel opposes this romance for seven years because Julie is an uneducated Catholic. Julie becomes pregnant and loses the...

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