Attachments (Rainbow Rowell) - Chapters 1 - 8 Summary & Analysis

Rainbow Rowell
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Attachments alternates between different narrative formats. The novel is written in a semi-epistolary way, meaning it belongs to a genre where the narrative is comprised of letters, correspondence, and non-narrative prose. Beth and Jennifer's chapters are presented as emails. In the emails, the two friends speak in the present tense. Therefore, the chapter summaries for their correspondence will be written in present tense except for events described in past tense. Lincoln's chapters are told in third person omniscient past tense, so events in those chapters will be recounted in past tense.

Chapter 1 is Wednesday, August 18th 1999. An email exchange between Jennifer Scribner-Snyder and Beth Fremont, two employees at The Courier, a newspaper in Omaha ensues. In their emails, Beth and Jennifer discuss their love lives. Jennifer believes she is pregnant, but she doesn't want to tell her husband, Mitch. Beth tries to tell...

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