Forgot your password?  

The Accident Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 3 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Accident.
This section contains 627 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Accident Study Guide

Section 3 Summary

When the protagonist awakens after his surgery, he finds himself attached to several needles that are injecting a variety of chemicals into his bloodstream. He feels like fire is running through his veins and is aware of another presence in the room. It is a nurse. He tells her he is thirsty and wants to drink, but she tells him he cannot because it will make him vomit. Shortly thereafter, the doctor enters the room and tells him that an intense fever, due to infection, is causing this insatiable thirst. This causes him to think once more of his grandmother. He sees her in the concentration camp, crammed into a too-tight space with too many other bodies. She is also crying out for water, but nobody is there to quench her thirst. He suddenly feels a strong desire to speak so that he can tell the doctor...

(read more from the Section 3 Summary)

This section contains 627 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Accident Study Guide
Copyrights
The Accident from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook