A God in Ruins - Chapter 10: 1982 - The Courage of the Small Hours Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 takes place in 1982 when Sunny, Viola's son, is seven years old.

During the summer of 1982, Sunny stayed with his paternal grandparents at the request of Viola. Sunny had been staying with Teddy, but she requested that he go stay at Jordan Manor with the Villiers so he could learn some posh manners. Sunny hated it at his grandparents. They were embarrassed of him and let him know it, and his grandmother - named Antonia and called Grandmama by Sunny - constantly told Sunny that he was doing something wrong. Sunny often cried himself to sleep, but he had to be quiet when doing so because Grandmama would get mad if she had to go up the stairs to check on him.

The Villiers had two house servants, Mrs. Kerrich and Thomas, both of whom were from...

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