A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing - Part 5 Summary & Analysis

Eimear McBride
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Part 5 – The narrator has now been home for several weeks, and keeps watch over her brother. Her mother’s rosary circle of friends have arrived, and the narrator takes to running outside of town until she throws up. The narrator’s mother calls the narrator’s aunt and uncle to come and visit. When the narrator’s mother and aunt have gone out, the uncle forces himself on the narrator, only to have her tell him it will be the very last time they ever have sex. While walking that evening, she runs across one of the older men she had sex with before, and they have sex again. Her uncle comes across them, and he physically assaults the man. He then smacks around the narrator, bites her beast, and orders her to get dressed, telling her she’ll always be his in the...

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