Study Guide

Gone With the Wind Chapter 55

By Margaret Mitchell

Chapter 55

  • Scarlett wants to explain to Melly that she and Ashley are innocent of bad behavior, but Melly won't let her explain.
  • Archie has been sent packing, and Melanie has kicked India out of the house as well.
  • There's a huge scandal, with people taking sides for and against Scarlett.
  • India has gone to live in Pittypat's house, which means that Melanie is cold to Pittypat, which causes Pittypat anguish, but she can't bring herself to kick India out.