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The Queen of Palmyra - Part One: Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Minrose Gwin
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Part One: Chapter 5 Summary

Zenie prepares the laundry for the laundress, Uldine, to pick up. Zenie is always on time with the laundry because one week when she forgot, Mimi made her do the laundry herself without additional pay. On this particular day, Florence helps Zenie strip the beds of their sheets and toss them like kites over the giant banister. After, Florence watches as Zenie prepares lunch in the blazing hot kitchen. After lunch, Grandpops always takes Florence into the sitting room to read Uncle Wiggily books to her. Florence reads the childish books aloud, as she does every time Grandpops requests it, even though she finds the tales of a talking rabbit babyish. After Grandpops returns to the office, Florence lays down in the pile of sheets and falls asleep. Wrapped in the white sheets, she dreams she's the Queen of Palmyra. When she wakes...

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