In Lyddie, Chapter 10, how does Lyddie's first day in the weaving room affect her?

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Lyddie's first day takes Lyddie practically to the breaking point. She survives her first day, but she is completely spent and exhausted. The day is brutal . Lyddie wakes up before dawn, and her day at work is a full thirteen hours. People complain about long hours now, but...

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Lyddie's first day takes Lyddie practically to the breaking point. She survives her first day, but she is completely spent and exhausted. The day is brutal. Lyddie wakes up before dawn, and her day at work is a full thirteen hours. People complain about long hours now, but it's nothing compared to what Lyddie endures in the factory. Lyddie, and the other girls, receive two short breaks, which are barely long enough to eat anything substantial. The air inside the factory could be described as abysmal. It's full of fibers from the looms, and the noise is deafening. By the end of the day, Lyddie's feet are swollen and she has a massive headache. The only thing that she wants to do is go to sleep.

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