Dandelion Wine - Pages 26 - 36 Summary & Analysis

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Tom's habit of keeping statistics gives Douglas an idea. He decides to keep track of this special summer in two parts. One part will include rituals like making dandelion wine or picking fox grapes, and the other part will be for new experiences. He titles the two parts Rites and Ceremonies and New Discoveries and Revelations. On the third day of summer he performs a rite by helping Grandfather remount the porch swing. It is a night like many summer nights of the past, with men and boys gathered on the porches, women working and chatting in the kitchens and familiar neighborhood sounds. Later, Douglas and Tom join Grandfather for a nightly stroll. In front of the cigar shop they meet up with Leo Auffmann, an avid inventor, town jeweler and movie projectionist. Leo complains that man and machine are not meant to be together...

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