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Why does Mrs. Hale feel so guilty about not visiting Mrs. Wright more often? Why does Mrs. Hale feel such tremendous guilt about Mrs. Wright’s current plight?

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Mrs. Hale feels guilty because she understands how lonely Mrs. Wright must have been. She's chastising herself for not taking more time with the young wife.

MRS. HALE: I could've come. I stayed away because it weren't cheerful--and that's why I ought to have come. I--I've never liked this place. Maybe because it's down in a hollow and you don't see the road. I dunno what it is, but it's a lonesome place and always was, I wish I had come over to see Minnie Foster sometimes. I can see now--