Summary Of Scarlett O Hara's Death

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Scarlett O’Hara lost many people throughout her life. Whether or not the death was metaphorical or literal, she learned death is inescapable. Throughout her life, she lost her parents, siblings, caretakers, one of her children--whom she truly loved-- and husbands. Ellen O’Hara died of Typhoid (A bacterial disease spread through food, water, or close contact.)before Scarlett reached home and could say goodbye. Ellen had been taking care of Emmy Slattery, who fell ill of smallpox. Later, her daughters Careen and Suellen caught the disease and worked to maintain their wellness. She died the day after the siege. Ellen’s death left the family broken and extremely empty. Scarlett was forced to take all the responsibility her mother had held. Before
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