An American Tragedy - Chapter 22-28 Book Two Summary & Analysis

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The increased degree of sexual intimacy between Clyde and Roberta begins to disturb Roberta in Chapter 22, and she grows increasingly suspicious of his long-term intentions for their relationship. With his newfound confidence, Clyde also has his doubts. Although his time with Roberta had been a welcome distraction during their absence, the return of the Griffiths and their wealthy socialite friends from their vacations again filled Clyde’s thoughts with dreams of his former ambitions, and he begins to doubt a lowly factory girl has a proper place in his future. In Chapter 23, Clyde encounters Sondra on the street when she mistakes him for Gilbert. She welcomes him into her chauffeured car and agrees to transport him wherever he wants to go. Although she dislikes his cousin, Sondra seems to be interested in Clyde and upon dropping him off, tells him that she wouldn’t mind...

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