Bitter Fruit - Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary

Mikey is working on his literature assignment. Shirley Graham, the head of the department, has given Mikey access to her library at home. She has given him her volume of Kafka's Diaries which is a first edition. Shirley was flustered when she gave it to him, as lending it to him was an excuse for him to return to her home.

Mikey gets Lydia's diary from its new hiding place, a secret compartment in the built in cupboard. Mikey has also hidden some secret TRC records that Silas had brought home and forgotten about. He begins to read. The first entry tells of Lydia's rape and that she knows that she is pregnant. She talks about how she can't talk to Silas about it because he makes her pain his tragedy and he wants her to suffer silently. Lydia debates with...

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