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Breakfast on Pluto - Chapter 4, Mrs. O'Hare's Smalls Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Mrs. O'Hare's Smalls Summary

Patrick promises not to wear Caroline's things again. Instead, he steals Mrs. O'Hare's smalls from her laundry line and, wearing the smalls, pretends that he is dancing with Lorne Greene of Bonanza. Patrick is caught stealing the smalls, which are extremely large, and Mrs. O'Hare arrives at his house, screaming and waving her fists.

Chapter 4, Mrs. O'Hare's Smalls Analysis

Patrick's urges go beyond mere curiosity; he is willing to do whatever it takes to satisfy his desire to dress as a woman. This incident foreshadows a later incident when his clothes are stolen off the clothesline.

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