Study Guide

Gone With the Wind Chapter 57

By Margaret Mitchell

Chapter 57

  • Scarlett goes home to Tara.
  • Rhett decides to help out by going to Melly and inducing her to help Ashley buy the mill out from Scarlett.
  • Scarlett enjoys Tara, and when she comes back home things are more pleasant.
  • Rhett manipulates her into agreeing to let Ashley buy her out.
  • She has an argument with Ashley about using convict labor; he isn't going to do it when he owns the mill.
  • Rhett tweaks her about how her money hasn't made her happy—but you know, he's not happy either.