Dept. of Speculation - Chapters 27-28 Summary & Analysis

Jenny Offill
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Summary

Chapter 27

The protagonist discovers that her husband had used the radio to send a love letter to the girl he went on to have an affair with. He did it one of the nights that she was out. She becomes sick when she discovers this and spends the night in the bathroom. She realizes how filthy the house has become, as well as herself. She thinks to one of her students, Lia, who was complaining about being alone. She thought that this didn’t make any sense because Lia was so young and beautiful. She knew that people would come to adore her in the years to come. She then reflects that just like Lia, she wants to be adored as well.

Chapter 28

It’s revealed that Lia had tried to kill herself and ended up in the hospital. The protagonist goes to...

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