The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel - Courtship Summary & Analysis

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Courtship Summary

Claude begins regularly helping out at the farm as Trudy recovers. Trudy also tells Edgar that he is very much like his father, in his movements and in his actions. Claude has proposed marriage to Trudy, but Trudy has not yet accepted.

One night, the dogs in the kennel begin barking wildly, and then fall silent. Edgar decides to go see what has riled them up.

Courtship Analysis

Claude continues helping out at the farm regularly. Claude even goes so far as to propose to Trudy, but Trudy has not accepted the proposal. Edgar, meanwhile, is continually deterred by Claude's presence. Edgar's investigative curiosity is piqued by a series of mysterious events, including one night where the dogs begin barking, and then cease barking suddenly.

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