The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Robert Goolrick
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Both Now and Forever

• Goolrick describes his father's funeral and his mother's death.

• Goolrick recounts memories of his dying mother and his own spiral after her death.

• Dodo, Goolrick's aunt, is discussed in relation to her childlike nature.

Maybe I'm Amazed

• Goolrick's brother is diagnosed with a brain aneurysm following a series of symptoms.

• Goolrick flies down to help while he has surgery, although his sister in law despises him.

• The sister in laws family and Goolrick's get along, despite their religious differences, and differences in alcoholic consumption.

• Brother eventually recovers from his coma.

Burn

• Goolrick describes his life as a child, including the behaviors of the adults around him and in society in general.

• Goolrick describes his parents at the highlight of their lives, as well as their decline.

• It is clear, by the end of this chapter, that Goolrick's parents have many secrets they are trying...

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