Brooklyn (novel) - Part Three (Section 2: Pages 154 - 208) Summary & Analysis

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Miss Fortini helps Eilis pick out a good bathing suit. Eilis is later thrilled to learn that she has passed her first year exams for Brooklyn College. Eilis happily tells Father Flood about her success. Father Flood congratulates her, and says how rare it is that he receives only good news from a visitor. Father Flood tells Eilis that an anonymous parishioner will be paying for Eilis’s second year as a good deed. Eilis asks the parishioner be thanked on her behalf. Eilis then goes to tell Tony about passing her exams. Tony is thrilled and takes her to Coney Island on Sunday to celebrate. Coney Island is packed, but Eilis is happy to be with Tony. She goes swimming with him. They kiss and continue swimming for most of the day.

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