A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman - Study Guide Chapter 4, Riptide, and Chapter 5, Water Therapy Summary & Analysis

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Joan started getting up each morning to watch the sun rise. She felt transformed by it, and watched the other people around her, who also showed up to wait for the arrival of the sun. Seeing them made her reminisce wistfully about her marriage. She remembered a time when she and her husband went swimming in the ocean together, but got separated by a riptide. They both realized that they would have to swim to safety individually, and now Joan felt that this was once again the case. Restless, and not wanting to ask her husband for money, Joan decided to get a job. When she saw that a fish market was hiring, she asked for a job, and the surprised owner agreed to hire her.

Joan's new job was hard work, and she often made mistakes...

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