The Beast in the Jungle - Study Guide Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Marcher feels guilty because May's life has been so dominated by the watching, so he takes her often to the opera and spends time in her home. He suggests that people might talk about her and her life, and she confesses that it is true, but she tells him that he has had his woman, and she has had her man. Her only concern, she says, is to help him pass for normal.

He continues to suspect that she knows something that she is not telling him, that it is bad news, and that she is keeping it from him. Then he begins to fear that he might lose her.

One day, she reveals that she is ill, and he fears that she might die without knowing what the Beast is. He realizes suddenly that both of them are old and that time is running out for...

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