A Confederacy of Dunces - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

John Kennedy Toole
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Chapter 8 Summary

Trixie sits before Mrs. Levy, who is anxious to try out a program outlined in a correspondence course in psychology Mrs. Levy took but failed miserably. The snarling old woman, tired and confused, has been put on indefinite vacation instead of being retired. Mrs. Levy advises Trixie she is suffering age psychosis and that in reality, she is still a very attractive woman. Gus wishes his wife would return to another of her hobbies and threatens to ship her to San Juan. Mrs. Levy asks Trixie about dreams she cannot remember. Trixie would rather be with Gomez than listening to the Levys argue. She misses poor, kind Gloria (Ignatius) and recalls how Gus walked in one day and kicked Gloria out. Trixie wants to leave and threatens to get even, but Mrs. Levy pins her to the sofa.

Mancuso is getting sicker, and...

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