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Unformatted text preview: Brianne McClellan Summary #1 8/30/2010 MWF 1-1:50 Even though she had many famous relatives, princess Shinanomiya Tsuneko is not widely known in todays world. Her diary entries over thirty-four years have helped to shed light on what her life was like and who she really was. Three things that made her stand out were her freedom to do what she pleased, her devotion to her father even once she was married, and the way she viewed life selectively and only noticed what she wanted to. Her father arranged her marriage to a younger man, his protg, because she was his favorite daughter. At the age of twenty-two she was married into one of the five noblest families. Her husband had a house built for the two of them because he refused to move into the mansion that she already had. She loved her children but only spoke of others compliments and not her that she already had....
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