The Death of the Heart - Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary

Eddie calls Anna and admonishes her for reading Portia's diary. Anna gets off the phone hurriedly; she's in the middle of hosting a luncheon with Major Brutt and two other friends, the Peppinghams. Eddie's calling like that really has unsettled her.

When they have a chance, she talks with Major Brutt She tells him that it was Eddie who had called and they talk about him for a bit. Brutt admits that he never really liked Eddie and Anna says that he is a 'bastard,' although she's most concerned of how Portia has become so different. Spending time with Eddie and then coming back from the seaside resulted in a different, more vocal and less impulsive girl. She asks Brutt if he thinks Portia is happy and he says yes, but advises Anna to talk with her anyway.

She agrees...

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