Everything you need to understand or teach In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien.
John and Kathy Wade travel to a cottage at the Lake in the Woods after John loses an election. While they both try to put a brave face on the situation, they are obviously devastated. The two met in 1966 when John was a senior in college and Kathy was a freshman. John is immediately fearful of losing her and begins to spy on her. While he does not find her in a situation that indicates his fear is founded, he says that he knows he cannot possibly guarantee that she will not cheat on him in the future. John leaves for a stint in the military and when he returns, he immediately sets out to spy on Kathy before announcing his presence. When she returns to the dorm after being gone for an entire night, there's little in the way of explanation offered but the author notes that "they... View more of the In the Lake of the Woods Summary
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