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Heartburn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Eight Summary

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Chapter Eight Summary

Rachel wonders how the plot of her story is moving along, and comments that this story has a beginning and an end; a happy ending since she insists on them. Rachel also states that when she was married to Charlie she was not sure if that story was a beginning or an end. Samstat believes that all beginnings are happy and all endings should be, but the middle of a story is where one finds trouble.

Rachel discusses her friends, Arthur and Julie, the Siegels. Rachel and Mark are best friends with the Siegels, in fact, she compares the relationship to dating. The two couples did everything together. Mark had grown up with Arthur in Brooklyn, and after Arthur married Julie, Mark would bring his girlfriends to their house. Once Mark began dating Rachel, the couples had simply clicked, to the point of Arthur begging...

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