Dept. of Speculation - Chapters 39-40 Summary & Analysis

Jenny Offill
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Chapter 39

The protagonist is still struggling with thoughts of hurting herself. At one point, her husband brings up the fact that she used to want to be an art monster, but she doesn’t respond to it. She decides that the family is going to move out to the country, in the old house where her sister used to live. The family quickly moves out without making a big deal of the fact that they’re leaving.

Chapter 40

The protagonist continues to dream about a secret life where she sneaks out and gets to be an art monster. While she has been planning to run away before, it isn’t revealed until now how detailed she’s been with it. She’s been hiding money inside of her books and is constantly scribbling notes on just about any surface she can. After moving...

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