Delirium - Chapters 9-10 Summary & Analysis

Lauren Oliver
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Chapters 9-10 Summary

In Chapter 9, Lena is upset over her fight with Hana. She feels like the disease is all she has left of her mother. She remembers making candy out of maple sap and how her mother sang to her at the beach. She also remembers a woman scolding her mother for comforting Lena when Lena fell off her bike. At home, Lena, her mother, and Rachel would close the curtains and dance in their socks. She had to close the curtains and block the doors with pillows so no one would see them dance or hear the music. Her mother wore her father's military pin, a silver dagger, around her neck, but she hid it under her clothes so no one would see. Lena doesn't remember her father, who died of cancer when she was less than a year old.

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