Two Divorced Rophie Summary

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n a Tale of Two Divorces, Rophie says “ We will always need legal divorce just as an emergency escape hatch is crucial in every submarine.” Divorce is the cushion that every marriage has just in case it fails. Rophie’s assertion about always needing a divorced is justified throughout her whole essay when she talks about how her mother was not strong enough to get a divorce even though her husband treated her so poorly. Then she goes on to tell her own story about how she married a guy much like her father. When they had a child, she realized that her husband was too intoxicated, out of the house, too busy in his own world or consumed with nervousness and she realized she needed to do what was best for her family even if it was difficult.
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