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A Spool of Blue Thread - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Abby is told that she is going to be seeing a doctor. Abby says Nora went behind her back with Red and made an appointment. While she waits in the exam room she reflects on the fact that she doesn’t really like Nora, especially how she keeps calling her Mother Whitshank instead of Abby or Mrs. Whitshank. She is also angry and dejected at how dependent on others she’s become and that her lack of confidence isn’t what she had expected out of her old age. She begins whistling and then singing a happy lullaby song that had been a favorite of Stem's when he was little, making sure to tone it down whenever people came near.

Abby thinks about all of the people that she used to know and who are now dead. She thinks of her own death, whenever...

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