Civil Peace - Paragraphs 10-14 (Pages 2-3) Summary & Analysis

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Paragraphs 10-14 (Pages 2-3) Summary

That night Jonathan is unable to sleep soundly. Normally a heavy sleeper, he lies awake listening to the night sounds gradually dying away. He remembers hearing the night watchmen call one o'clock somewhere in the distance and finally drifts off to a fitful slumber from which he is suddenly awakened. Maria also awakens and asks Jonathan who is knocking; he does not know. A second knock, loud and persistent, thunders on the rickety door. Jonathan fearfully asks who has come knocking in the early hours of the passing night.

Paragraphs 10-14 (Pages 2-3) Analysis

Jonathan is so fearful of being robbed of his twenty Nigerian pounds that he is unable to sleep soundly. Instead he listens to the various night sounds with fear in his heart, finally drifting off to sleep after one o'clock in the morning. Paragraph 10 (p. 2) marks another...

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