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Independence Day - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Before they depart, Bascombe sees his daughter Clarissa slip something into her brother’s hand. Paul holds it in his hand and Frank begins the prepared speech he has come up with about the founding fathers convincing the colonies to seek independence. Frank hopes to teach Paul although his life has many small fragmented pieces, it is possible to unify them to create an independent and complete whole. The speech does not go as planned, as Paul mocks Frank, causing the speech to become ineffective and a bit twisted.

Finally, Paul shows Frank Clarissa had given him a yellow ribbon, and he grins, swallowing it. He tells Bascombe a twisted version of his previous conversation with Clarissa. Frank is clearly surprised Clarissa has lied.

They stop to eat and Frank sends Paul to go play some arcade games while he calls Sally. The conversation does not...

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