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Corelli's Mandolin - Study Guide Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 is called "L'Omosessuale (2)" and continues the testimonial "confession" of Carlo Piero Guercio. He describes being moved around in the Julie Division of the Italian army prior to the invasion of Greece, and the secret love he has for a fellow soldier named Francisco, who has become his friend without suspecting the true nature of Carlo's affection.

Chapter 7 is entitled "Extreme Remedies." Father Arsenios is the obese and gluttonous priest of the church on Cephallonia. Earlier in the day he had been publicly embarrassed when Velisarios the strongman had lifted him up onto a wall. Regretting their treatment of the priest, the villagers start to bring gifts of food, wine and clothes to the church in apology. Arsenios secretly gorges on the wine and is discovered behind a screen by Dr. Iannis, passed out in a pool of his own urine and vomit. The strongman...

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