The House of the Spirits - Chapter 6 - Revenge Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 - Revenge Summary

As Trueba heals he lives in constant pain and begins to allow his fury free reign in his life. He has constant outbursts and violent tantrums and everyone begins to fear him. Even Clara draws away from him, going so far as to put a lock on her bedroom door so that he is excluded from her. All three of Trueba's children view their father as a relic of crumbling society; he believes that all three of them are strange and mentally deranged. As World War II passes, Trueba demonstrates a very pro-Nazi stance (refer to p. 206). About this time a French Count, Jean de Satigny, appears in the social scene. He has fled from the Spanish Civil War and is about thirty-five, indicating a birth circa 1904. Blanca is twenty-four years old and the Trueba twins are twenty-one years...

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