Among the Ten Thousand Things - Chapters 10-21 Summary & Analysis

Julia Pierpont
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Chapter 10 opens with Kay working on her Seinfeld fan fiction during school. She thinks about learning about her father's affair and her mother telling her it does not mean anything. Deb's explanation about adults meeting each other and starting relationships does not set well with Kay. She believes her mother should have told her "it doesn't mean everything" (66). She realizes how much life is not like television.

Chapter 11 opens with Jack trying to reach the mistress to no avail. He goes to her apartment to check on her. He convinces Arabella, the landlady, to let him into the apartment. Arabella thinks Jack is there to pick up the woman's belongings because she moved out. He wonders if the woman is a danger to herself and suggests Arabella contact the police. She counters with the fact that the police will want to talk to...

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