Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Silver and china

Greg’s mother has taken the young couple to lunch. And now Rosemary is beginning to bend.

Beverly Cleary, Sister of the Bride (1963).

Is this the same Rosemary MacLane who said no to silver, not very many pages before? It is. As in a Jane Austen novel, people accommodate themselves to the institution of marriage, and it accommodates itself to them. There’s still room for books and records and pottery.

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