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Ghost World - Chapter One Summary & Analysis

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Chapter One Summary

The story begins with Enid Coleslaw and Rebecca Doppelmeyer visiting with each other in one of their bedrooms.

Enid asks Rebecca why she has a magazine that Enid claims to hate because it is only meant to appeal to girls who attend preparatory schools and try to fit in by following the latest trends. Rebecca changes the channel on the television to a comedian who tells macabre jokes, but the girls both find him to be pathetic. Enid sarcastically refers to the comedian as their god and tells Rebecca that the comedian reminds her of one of Rebecca's former boyfriends. Rebecca denies the idea and responds by insinuating that Enid wants to have sex with John Ellis. Enid responds that she hates John Ellis and is reminded of an encounter she had with Ellis the day before.

Enid says that she was eating in the...

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