How to Be Both - Section 5: Pages 265 – 315 Summary & Analysis

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Cossa’s assistant, who feels he and the other assistants are not being paid enough, reveals he has forged his signature on a petition requesting more money from the Duke. Cossa says the Duke is fair, and makes a bet with the assistant. If the Duke gives Cossa a raise, he will give the assistant a bonus. If not, the assistant must pay him a bonus. The Duke refuses Cossa, so Cossa must pay the assistant a bonus.

Cossa continues to return to the girl, the wall, and the house. The girl continues to take pictures, print them out, and arrange them in the shape of a star on the wall in her bedroom. The woman who George has been watching finally stops yelling at her, and actually ends up sitting beside her.

Cossa remembers having bad memories about his father’s death...

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