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A Confederacy of Dunces - Study Guide Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

John Kennedy Toole
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Ignatius has spent the afternoon napping, masturbating, and ignoring the phone. He fears Gus Levy. Ignatius is avoiding his mother, who is busy lamenting the family's ruin. Gus is too petty a person to withstand a trial. What might Trixie be babbling in Gus' ear? Ignatius feels like a condemned prisoner. Abelman will surely demand his life when it is proved Ignatius forged the letter. Filled painfully with gas, Ignatius reviews all the characters who have connived to cause his downfall, focusing on Myrna, whom he vows to stalk for life in search of vengeance, and his traitorous mother, who is contemplating marriage. Claude will doubtlessly testify to get his future stepson locked away. Doubtlessly, too, Irene will end up a penniless prostitute.

Irene is also thinking about the letter and Ignatius' landing in jail. She listens outside his door to the squeaking and belching, but does...

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