Considering that these women had known each other most of their lives and grew u...
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...dern women, all while her only child was fathered by her friend’s fiancé. Fully showing that everything that meets the eye is not always accurate. We have to allow ourselves to be more perceptive of those we consider our friends. Grace may never have uttered a word to Alida about Barbara belonging to Mr. Slade and revealing he had met her that night, though she had every right to know. It seems out of pure anger to seek revenge upon Alida and the revelation that a note Grace had held so dear to her heart had been made a spectacle of. Whereas if Alida had not acted on her jealous emotions she would not have pushed her love and her friend together that evening. By no means does this excuse the behavior or ill actions of Grace but, it resounds thoughts that we cannot act on emotions like rage and jealousy, the results will never be something we will want to live with.
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