Wide Sargasso Sea - Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3 Summary

Grace Poole begins Part 3 by saying that everyone knew her master had been in Jamaica when his father and brother died. The gentleman inherited everything, but he was already wealthy, they said, lucky in his marriage to the woman he brought back from the island. Grace explains she was hired by the housekeeper, Mrs. Eff, on behalf of the master to care for this woman on the premises.

She was told that, above all, the master wanted no gossip about the situation. Grace Poole informed the housekeeper she did not allow gossip, but servants would talk no matter what anyone said. She told Mrs. Eff that she was not sure the situation would suit her, but then the housekeeper read her a letter from the master. He suggested that Grace Poole be paid double or triple the amount of money originally discussed if...

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