A Fistful of Fig Newtons - Lost at C Summary & Analysis

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Lost at C Summary

Back in the tunnel, the narrator considers coming into the tunnel late at night to paint a fake crack on the wall to freak out drivers. The cars move slowly forward, and the narrator ruminates on the unknowability of God. "Lost at C" relates a childhood memory or the narrator. The narrator is sitting in Mr. Pittinger's class, knowing that his academic career is finished. He traces the roots to first grade. The narrator's last name is near the end of the alphabet, so he is always seated at the back of the class. Everyone else comes before those at the end of the alphabet, and from the back of the class, it's impossible to see or hear.

The kids at the back of the class live in constant fear of being called on. They develop defenses. Helen Weathers...

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