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Sinclair Lewis

Fast Friends: Part 4 of “The Group” Group Read

One thing that has become abundantly clear over the course of this novel is that there is nothing holding “the group” together apart from the school tie. Chapters Eleven and Twelve, our reading for today, both concern Polly Andrews, whose blue-blood family lost their money in the stock market crash and who have been making do by operating a farm. She is herself working as a nurse technician, and lives quite modestly. She seems to have the least in common with the other women of the group—no longer even bonded to them by the rawer facts of class privilege, even Read more