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Jane - Some Questions Summary & Analysis

Maggie Nelson
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Years into the future, Nelson has questions about Jane's death, including what happened during the five hours she spent with her murderer and why she was shot twice in the head after being strangled. Fresh tire tracks and a man's shoe print are the only clues left at Denton Cemetery, where Jane was found. Nelson's mother has a vague false memory about Jane calling her before her death, a cry for help that Nelson realizes is just an opportunity for her mother to feel guilty. It turns out that Jane's death was another in a series of serial murders committed against liberal, college-going female students, with Jane being the third. Excerpts from "The Michigan Murders" speculate that the murderer could have been enraged when unable to force intercourse due to the women being on their periods. While Jane's journal and diary entries paint...

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