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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Study Guide Chapter 30, Hole Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 30, Hole Summary

The Dreamreader wakes up and studies the accordion on his table. He fumbles with it and unsuccessfully tries to recall a melody. Outside is freezing cold and snowing but several old men persist in digging a disturbingly large hold in the frozen ground. In the afternoon the Colonel returns and informs the Dreamreader that his shadow is very sick and will surely die within a short time—he encourages the Dreamreader to visit his shadow one final time. The Dreamreader plans to visit his shadow as soon as he can.

Chapter 30, Hole Analysis

The hole being dug is clearly reminiscent of a grave though the Dreamreader does not make the connection. The Colonel, strangely absent in the morning, returns for lunch and informs the Dreamreader that his shadow is near death. The Colonel assumes the shadow will die soon and encourages the Dreamreader to...

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