The Yellow Wallpaper - Three Thanksgivings Summary & Analysis

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Mrs. Delia Morrison smiles as she reads letters from her children, Andrew and Jean, in which they invite her to spend Thanksgiving with them. They both also ask her to live with them. Though only Delia and Sally are left now that the boarders are all gone, Delia loves the Welcome House where she was raised and has no desire to leave her home. Early in the evening, Mr. Peter Butts calls. He has always loved Delia, and since she was forced to let him take a mortgage on her house, he hopes she will default and be forced to accept him to avoid losing Welcome House. Again, Mr. Butts proposes to Delia, suggesting it would be better to keep house for him than for boarders and reminding her that the mortgage is due two years from Thanksgiving. Still, Delia refuses to marry...

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