For Whom the Bell Tolls - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Robert Jordan is sleeping outside in the robe and he awakens to someone touching him. He raises his gun, but sees it is Maria. She gets in and tells him she is frightened. Robert Jordan tells her that he loves her. She tells him she does not know how to kiss. She has never been with a man willingly, but has been raped. She thinks he will not love her now that he knows this. He assures her that he does love her.

They kiss and Maria asks if she can be his woman. She does not want to go to a home, but wants to stay with him. Robert Jordan tells her the work he does prevents him from having a woman, but she can be his woman now. Pilar told her the pain of rape would go away when a man loved her. She wants...

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