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Dandelion Wine Chapter Summary & Analysis - Pages 48 - 63 Summary

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Pages 48 - 63 Summary

Grandfather relishes the first time he wakes to the sound of a lawn mower, as it represents the onset of the season. However, he discovers that one of his lodgers, a young newspaper reporter named Bill Forrester, plans to replace his old grass with a type that does not need mowing. Grandfather has a fit, because he can't imagine a summer without the sights, sounds, and smells of this ritual. He argues his case with Bill, explaining that doing things to save time detracts from the small things that make life pleasurable. Bill relents and agrees to throw the new grass pads in the ravine.

Meanwhile, Leo and Lena Auffmann argue about the Happiness Machine. Lena tells Leo that instead of trying to figure out what life is about, to accept it without question or it will lead to demise. Leo is not swayed and...

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