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A Wicked Woman Essay

  • Submitted by: norili43
  • on November 25, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 483 words

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A wicked Woman
A story about a young woman named Loretta, she lives with her older sister Daisy and her husband.   Loretta is dating a young man named Billy.   She is sent away by her family to visit other family in Santa Clara.   The whole point of this trip was to get Loretta away from Billy, her brother in law did not want her getting married, instead he wanted her to stay home and help her sister.   When she goes away the new couple where she is staying, the lady contact a fellow that she knows and she immediately want him to consider her for his bride.   The setting seems to take place in early or late 1800’s where women married young, To describe Loretta, she is young, innocent, timid.   She appears that she does not know much about life or men.   She describes different sensations that she is feeling in her stay in Santa Clara, something totally different than what she is used to.   Ned comes over to meet her, but he is not impressed too much with her, only that he notices that she is a pretty girl.   Loretta is in constant worrying about her sister and about Billy, her boyfriend.   She knows that he is suffering from the separation and his letter really stress her out.   She received a letter that has quite an impact on her, he begin to cry and everyone in the house wondering what is in the letter.   Ned takes her and tries to console her.   She begins to tell him and she insists that she must marry Billy.   Through out her conversation she implies or so it can be assumed, that her and Billy went further in their relationship that what was allowed back in those days.   Ned tries time after time to make her tell him everything that happened.   After a long conversation and crying, she admits that she allowed Billy to kiss her and that was it.   But she was very concerned because in his letter his says that it was customary for people to marry if they kissed and supposedly this has her very worried.   She mentions that she does not love Billy and that she does not want to...

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