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Geek Love - Study Guide Book 3: Chapter 22, Nose Spites Face, Lip Disappears Summary & Analysis

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Arty talks about separating the twins, even if it means losing one of them. He does not consult the twins over the possible surgery. Oly thinks he is referring to an abortion of the baby at the time and puts sedatives into their nighttime cocoa and also gives them to her parents.

After the surgery, Elly becomes a vegetable. Arty has always preferred Iphy so this does not concern him. Iphy carries the baby by herself while simultaneously propping up her lobotomized sister. She never separates herself from her sister's side.

Dr. P. is revitalized during the twins' surgery and demands a new strain of Arturism be created. She thinks that a lobotomy would be the perfect solution rather than the laborious task of chopping off toes, fingers and finally, limbs. She argues that the...

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