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A Slipping-down Life - Chapters 11 and 12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11 and 12 Summary

The couple moves into the tarpaper shack Drum found, which is outside Pulqua, in the middle of tobacco fields that had formerly been occupied by tenant farmers. Evie is glad the place is completely empty and featureless, because she can make it her own. She uses posters from the Unicorn as wallpaper, buys household items from the dime store, and they go to her father's house to ask for furniture. Her father is stunned by the news of the marriage. He has never met Drum, and barely looks at him when he shakes hands. He says all this was unnecessary, because he was going to pay for a plastic surgeon, and he vaguely waves in the direction of the house, telling them to take whatever furniture they want. Drum's mother is far more emotive, shaking her son and telling him he's...

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