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This Boy's Life - Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 137-144) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 137-144) Summary and Analysis

Toby snoops through his family's belongings when they're gone. He finds a letter from Rosemary's brother, Stephen, who lives in Paris and decides to send him a letter. Toby begs Stephen to send for them and save them from their life.

Stephen writes to Rosemary and suggests that Toby live with his family in Paris until Rosemary can get away from Dwight and start over. Rosemary confronts Toby about the letter. She asks him if he would like to live in Paris. Then, she tells Toby not to tell Dwight about the check Stephen has sent to send Toby to Paris.

Dwight is thrilled to hear that Toby could be moving to Paris. He tells Toby positive things about the French, following each comment with an ignorant insult. Pearl...

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