Forgot your password?  

Gilead Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 15 (pages 233-247) Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 112 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Gilead.
This section contains 1,282 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Gilead Study Guide

Section 15 (pages 233-247) Summary

This concluding section begins with a narration of John's increasingly hostile feelings towards Gilead (see "Quotes", p. 234), and of how he came to still be there. His father and mother moved to the west coast to be with Edward, promised to move back, but never did. John describes how he felt abandoned by his father, a sense that increased when he received a letter from him speaking negatively about his decision to stay. Meanwhile, he describes how Jack is preparing to leave; he's received a letter from Della, and is planning to join her in Tennessee. Glory worries about the effect that Jack's departure will have on Boughton, leading John to a contemplation of how love, unreasonable and passionate, affects people. He describes his belief that Boughton, no matter how wonderful his other children are, will drop everything to help Jack...

(read more from the Section 15 (pages 233-247) Summary)

This section contains 1,282 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Gilead Study Guide
Copyrights
Gilead from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook