Winesburg, Ohio - Adventure Summary & Analysis

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Alice Hindman clerks in Winney's Dry Goods Store and lives with her mother and stepfather. When she is a pretty sixteen-year-old, before her father dies, Alice has a love affair with Ned Currie, who is older than she is. Ned works at the newspaper during the day and sees Alice almost every night. Ned gets carried away when he kisses her and says things he doesn't mean. Alice falls in love with him. Ned is moving to Cleveland to work for a city paper, and Alice wants to go with him. She tells him that they can both work. They can be together, and he will not need to marry her. Ned originally wants Alice to become his mistress, but he is touched by her words and becomes protective and caring. He tells her that he cannot let her do that and that...

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