Entertaining God - Entertaining God Summary & Analysis

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Entertaining God Summary

This short story is divided into three distinct sections. The first section is about John, a black 15-year-old boy, who ultimately comes to his demise under bizarre circumstances. The second section concerns John's father. This section recounts the last moments of John's father's life and what his last thoughts and memories are about. The third section is about John's mother; it gives an account of her life and how she is coping years after her son's death.

Part 1 of the story opens with a statement about John loving the god provided to him. John is climbing a hill and pulling along a drugged gorilla that he has tied to a rope. The zookeepers had given the gorilla some medicine that made him drowsy and John was attempting to cajole the gorilla up the hill before the gorilla fell asleep. John had taken the gorilla out...

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