A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing - Part 2 Summary & Analysis

Eimear McBride
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Part 2, Chapter 1 – The narrator is now 13. Her brother is 15 or 16. Their hormones are going crazy. The siblings learn that their father has died of a stroke. The narrator, her brother, and their mother will be moving, but the siblings do not want to leave. Their mother explains that they will be provided for, now. The family moves, and the narrator hates being the new girl at the new school. Her brother is bullied, and the narrator is constantly asked if there is something wrong with her brother. The narrator prays and keeps her mind focused on her dreams and on the past to deal with the present, but it doesn’t always work. The narrator notices a handsome boy, however, with blue eyes.

Part 2, Chapter 2 – While driving with her mother to pass a Virgin Mary statue from Lourdes to the next house, the narrator...

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