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

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A Providential Match Summary

His townspeople in Kropovetz still call him Rouvke Arbel. Arbel, or sleeve, is a reference to his job, but that was four years ago, and Rouvke is greatly changed. Although his face is still the same, his mother recently saw a picture of him and believed him to be a Gentile. He pays his bills promptly and is punctual. When he moves to America, Rouvke changes his name to Robert Friedman, and he is proud and arrogant. The feminine aspect of Rouvke's life is missing until recently. In Kropovetz, he works for Peretz and is infatuated with Peretz's only daughter, Hanele. Rouvke is sad when Feive, the matchmaker, arrives to negotiate Hanele's marriage; however, the negotiations are called off and many suitors are dismissed until the year Rouvke's name appears in the military roll call and he moves to America. In America, Rouvke...

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