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The Painted Veil Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 6 through 13 Summary

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Chapters 6 through 13 Summary

Chapter 6: Soon after her marriage, Kitty knew she had made a mistake but blamed her mother for pressuring her. Her father is a lawyer—a King's Counsel—and a very slight, timid man. Her mother is overbearing and critical.

Chapter 7: Kitty is not at all fond of her mother, Mrs. Garstin. She had married Kitty's father in the hopes that he would turn out to be a prestigious, rich man, but those hopes never panned out, and he wound up with a modest legal practice. He was a very timid man, and she had no difficulty controlling him. Kitty's mother was driven by social ambition and frugality. She would frequently throw dinner parties for her many acquaintances and prided herself on how cheaply she could do so.

Chapter 8: Even though Kitty's mother felt the situation with her husband had become hopeless, she still...

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