Dept. of Speculation - Chapters 13-14 Summary & Analysis

Jenny Offill
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Chapter 13

The protagonist and her family are plagued with bed bugs and lice. She reads an article about a woman who is unhappy because she’s been alone for so long and has no husband to help her out. She shows it to her own husband, who remarks that they are both lucky. The protagonist is still having trouble sleeping, even though she has been taking sleeping pills. She wonders if it’s because she’s a genius, implying that she’s staying awake because she can’t stop thinking.

Chapter 14

The protagonist finds out that her husband has been looking into a group called The Long Now. She finds out that it’s an organization that’s dedicated to doing good in the world. One night, she surprises her husband with a piano that he greatly enjoys playing. Unfortunately for them, the...

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