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A Slipping-down Life - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

The marks on Evie's head are immediately described in Chapter 4. Made with nail scissors, they span her entire forehead and spell the word "Casey" in ragged letters. At the hospital, the attendants are stunned to see that the letters are written backwards, as if Evie were reading them from inside her own head. Evie declines to talk to anyone about the marks, including Violet, who has come to the hospital with her and is not at all perturbed by the events. Violet leaves the room to call Evie's father while the doctor stitches the cuts, telling Evie they are not serious but she eventually will need plastic surgery to remove the scars. The doctor keeps her overnight for observation, and talks to her father before he visits Evie's room. As Evie gets in bed, she asks Violet if Drumsticks is aware of what...

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