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In Our Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 14 Summary

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Chapter 14 Summary

Memoir--Maera, the bullfighter featured in the previous memoir in Chapter 13 lies wounded on the sand of the arena. The bull tries to gore him and sometimes only bumps him, but ultimately, it drives its horn through Maera's body and into the sand. Some of the assistants and attendants chase the bull away, and others speed Maera on a stretcher to the infirmary, but before the doctor can get to him, he dies.

Story - "Big Two-Hearted River: Part I" is a story about redemption and healing although it never mentions either of those two things. Nick Adams returns from the war, damaged by the things he has seen and experienced. He is damaged physically and psychologically, and this is his way of healing himself, by going out into the wilderness alone and living simply with no consequences, as Krebs wants to do in "Soldier's Home."

Nick Adams...

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