Washington Square - Chapters 13-17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13-17 Summary

Chapter 13. Dr. Sloper visits his sister again and asks for her to set up a meeting between him and Mrs. Montgomery so he might learn more of Mr. Townsend.

Chapter 14. Dr. Sloper writes to Mrs. Montgomery himself and is invited to her small, modest home. When Dr. Sloper asks Mrs. Montgomery about her brother she is hesitant to say anything. After some careful questioning, Dr. Sloper manages to get Mrs. Montgomery to admit that not only is her brother selfish, but that he has borrowed money from her and that he does not provide for her children's education except to instruct them in Spanish. Dr. Sloper assures Mrs. Montgomery that he has no intention of allowing his daughter to marry Mr. Townsend. Not only this, but Dr. Sloper pledges some money to Mrs. Montgomery to help her in the burden of caring for her brother...

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