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Goodbye, Columbus - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Neil and Brenda go to New York on a hot, muggy day three days before Ron's wedding. She goes to a doctor across from Bergdorf Goodman's store while Neil waits in Central Park. Neil walks towards St. Patrick's Cathedral where a model is being photographed on the steps. He enters the church to cool off, but it is still hot inside the church. He asks God if being married to Brenda is best for him. He is ashamed and walks outside. The noise of Fifth Avenue answers him. He is seeking God in the material goods of Patimkin Sink and Bonwit Teller. God becomes a laughing clown.

Brenda comes out of the building wearing the diaphragm. Neil says he loves her. They sleep together that night, even though they are nervous about it. They hardly see each other the next day with all...

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