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The Queen of Palmyra - Part Two: Chapters 10 & 11 Summary & Analysis

Minrose Gwin
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Part Two: Chapters 10 & 11 Summary

Out of bed for the first time in days, Eva walks straight to the bathroom where she takes her time bathing, lotioning her skin, and spritzing various perfumes. When she finally emerges, she looks more beautiful than any woman Florence has ever seen. Eva announces that she'll be walking down to the ice cream store, and Zenie insists that she take Florence with her. At first, Eva is annoyed by the demand but as she stares at Florence, something in her eyes changes. Suddenly, she sees Florence "Not [as] a stray do the way I thought of myself most of the time, but [as] something valuable and secret, the way Daddy thought of his box and the stuff in it" (Page 199). They walk down the street together, Florence making careful note of Eva's confidence shoulders and stride. Outside the ice cream stop, the...

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