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Invisible Man Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary

The story jumps to a description of the beautiful college town that ends disturbingly with the road that turns off to the insane asylum. The narrator tries to see again the beauty, but ends with the chapel during winter hearing a Christmas carol. The description continues with disabled veterans visiting whores and the narrator standing in the circle near the statue of the college's Founder lifting the veil off a kneeling slave. The narrator wonders about whether that experience was truly reality and why his memory is always of wintertime.

The narrator tells the story of when the millionaires visited the college on Founder's Day. He recalls one millionaire whom he drove for near the end of his junior year. The man, Mr. Norton, is from Boston and smokes cigars. While the two are driving, the millionaire speaks of the wonderful institution and why the Founder was...

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