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2061: Odyssey Three Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 17, The Valley of Black Snow Summary

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Chapter 17, The Valley of Black Snow Summary

As the famous passengers prepare to disembark from the ship, Dr. Floyd picks Yva as his partner. He reflects on her utter lack of personality, probably, because she plays fictional personalities so well. While on the surface, Dr. Floyd makes a snowball and launches it into space, thus creating a tiny comet of his own.

Chapter 17, The Valley of Black Snow Analysis

Dr. Haywood Floyd is a man who, at his considerably advanced age, carries no illusions about Yva having any romantic desires for him. However, he can still be disappointed with her for not having any discernable personality. His observation that this must be what happens to great actors, or might be a prerequisite, could have some merit. Dr. Floyd's character expands greatly, when he makes the snowball and feels the enthusiasm of youth again. Yva...

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