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The Hundred Dresses Part 2 Summary in English by El Bsor Ester
|Author Name||El Bsor Ester|
|Born||9 May 1906, West Haven, Connecticut, United States|
|Died||15 July 1988, Hamden, Connecticut, United States|
|Awards||John Newbery Medal|
|Education||Pratt Institute School of Information, West Haven High School, Pratt Institute|
The Hundred Dresses Part 2 Summary in English
Wanda is adjudged the best designer as she has sketched a hundred dresses, all beautiful and all different. But she cannot come to school to receive the medal. Her father writes a letter to Miss Mason that Wanda will not come to school as they are moving to a new city. The mischievous girls Peggy and Maddie feel sorry for teasing Wanda for her hundred dresses and her unusual name. Maddie personally feels sad and tensed for being a party to Peggy in teasing Wanda. Both of them decide to write a letter to Wanda which was responded to by Wanda writing a loving letter to Miss Mason and she requested her to gift the beautiful dresses to Peggy and Maddie. On seeing the beautiful pictures, both of them become emotional. Finally, they change their opinion about Wanda and regret teasing her.
The Hundred Dresses Part 2 Questions and Answers
Why had Wanda’s father written a letter to Miss Mason?
Wanda’s father was pained to know that his daughter was teased in the school for her strange name so he wanted to inform the teacher that his daughter would not attend the school where the students made fun of her name. They were shifting to a bigger city where people did not make fun of strange names.
Why was there a silence when the teacher read the letter from Wanda’s father?
The students realised their mistake. They now felt sorry for Wanda and were sad at her departure from the school. They also felt vilely for thinking that ‘name’ of a person is more important than anything else in life. So there was a silence when the teacher read the letter from Wanda’s father.
Why was Maddie upset after listening to the teacher’s views on teasing the fellow students?
Maddie was a conscientious student who did not enjoy hurting others but she had been a mute spectator when Peggy was making fun of Wanda’s hundred dresses. Now she realised that she had been a party to all the insults and humiliations which Wanda suffered quietly. So she was disturbed after listening to the teacher’s views on teasing the fellow student.
Why was Maddie sad about Wanda?
Ans. Maddie was sad about Wanda because she had realised her mistake that she should not have made . fun of her.
Why did Peggy and Maddie decide to go to Boggins Heights?
Peggy and Maddie decided to go to Boggins Heights because they felt sorry to know that they were misbehaving with an innocent girl and were teasing her for her poverty. Now they realised their mistake and wanted to say sorry to Wanda.
What is the comparison between Wanda’s house and her dress?
The comparison between Wanda’s house and her dress is that both of them look shabby but are clean.
How did the memories of Wanda haunt Maddie?
The memories about Wanda haunt Maddie because she realised her mistake that she should not have kept quiet when Peggy was making fun of Wanda. Now she felt that it was very cruel of her to be a party to insulting an innocent girl who was like her.
How did Maddie decide to compensate for making fun of Wanda?
Maddie decided to compensate for making fun of Wanda by becoming strong enough to oppose such harassment faced by a student. She decided not to be quiet when somebody was teased for his/her funny name or dress.
Why did Maddie write a letter to Wanda?
Maddie wrote a letter to Wanda to congratulate her on her success telling her that she had won the contest. She also wanted to appreciate the designs of hundred dresses. In fact, Maddie and Peggy, in their letter wanted to convey that they were sorry for insulting her by making fun of her hundred dresses.
Why did Maddie and Peggy not get the reply to the letter written to Wanda?
Maddie and Peggy did not get the reply to the letter written to Wanda because they did not know her address and they had written it at the address Boggins Heights from where it was to be forwarded to her new address, which took some time but they felt that she did not reply because she was angry.