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Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of the New York Ghetto Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Imported Bridegroom Summary

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The Imported Bridegroom Summary

In chapter one, Flora reads "Little Dorrit" in the back parlor, feeling far away from herself for some moments. She is the only girl in her circle who reads Dickens, Scott and Thackeray in addition to "Family Story Paper" and "Fireside Companion. Flora has just recently turned twenty. When the matchmaker calls, Flora is eager to become the wife of a doctor since she craves a more refined atmosphere, but Asriel, her father, insists that she marry a God-fearing businessman, such as a merchant. Flora decides that she will not marry anyone except a doctor but wonders what to do about her father's opposition. Asriel prays as it is the anniversary of his father's death and Asriel is a very pious. After dinner, Asriel and Tamara, the widow of a rabbi who lives with Asriel and Flora, say grace, but Flora resumes reading...

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