House of Leaves - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Mark Z. Danielewski
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Chapter 2 Summary

Will and his partner Karen move into their new home on Ash Tree Lane with their two children (Daisy 5 and Chad 8). Navidson films the furniture being moved in, the unpacking of boxes and interviews his two children outside by a tree. The children look happy in the sunlight and talk of their excitement about the new house.

The house is in the Virginia countryside in a rural neighborhood. The house is an old style heritage house with a cozy front porch. Will equips the house with video cameras in every room, except for three of the bathrooms. These tapes capture everything the family does within its walls.

Karen and Will have never married and Will tends to travel a lot, which Karen frowns upon. Although their relationship is not the best of relationships, they rely upon one another for stability and comfort.

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