The Death of the Heart - Part 2, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 8 Summary

Here we have another chapter of Portia's diary entries. In them, we learn of the events of several weeks.

Daphne tells Portia that Cecil's feelings are hurt and that he's feeling a bit neglected by her. Later, he comes to visit and Portia doesn't necessarily think that's true, although he does tell her he has an 'internal chill.'

Portia also begins to develop somewhat of a friendship with Clara. She makes a point to tell Dickie how nice she thinks Clara is.

Then there is an entry saying that it is Portia's last Saturday at Waikiki. Before she leaves she has some time to talk with Dickie and he says he'll be sad to see her go, that in some way she had become one of them while she was there, almost a member of the family. She asks him...

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