Wives and Daughters - Study Guide Chapter 15-20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15, The New Mamma

The new Mr. and Mrs. Gibson returned home. When Mr. Gibson comes home Molly asks him if she has to call Mrs. Gibson "Mamma" and he says it will make her new step-mother happy if she does, so Molly agresd to do so in order to make her own father happy.

Within a short time of being in her new home, the new Mrs. Gibson manages to make it unbearable for the cook and for Betty. Around this same time Mr. Coxe, who had professed his affection for Molly earlier, gets a letter from an elderly uncle asking him to come stay with him or be cut out of his will, so Mr. Coxe also leaves.

Chapter 16, The Bride at Home

Mrs. Hamley is ill and cannot go to the Gibson's home so she sends her sons, Roger and Osborne. Molly...

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