Dark Places - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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Summary

Chapter 14 takes place in 1985. Patty and Diane had gone driving around, looking for Ben. Patty was paranoid that the other drivers were judging her, blaming her for what Ben had done to the younger kids. Diane insisted that she was overreacting, and told Patty that she was an amazing mother. Patty wasn't able to agree with her because her depression was so bad at that time that she could barely get out of bed, much less accept praise about her parenting skills. They went to visit some old friends of Ben's, who informed them that they haven’t really spoken with Ben in a year. They told Patty and Diane that Ben had been hanging out with the devil worshiping crowd, which angered Patty.

Analysis

Patty’s depression is highlighted in this chapter. Patty and Libby show many similarities with their depression, where they...

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