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Wives and Daughters Themes

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Love is Blind

Molly and Roger have known each other for years. They meet when Molly is younger and Roger only sees her as a sister. Roger talks to Molly about books he has read or animals and bugs he is studying in college. To Molly he is a teacher; she looks forward to his visits so she can learn what he is learning. He is blind to the young woman she is becoming. Roger even proposes marriage to Molly's step sister Cynthia whom Molly really loves too. She is always loyal to Roger, telling herself the feelings she feels toward him are feelings you feel toward a brother, but she cannot help being jealous of the attention he pays Cynthia. After one and one half years being apart while Roger is in Africa, Roger comes home and finally sees Molly for who she is, not the girl she...

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