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Jinx Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 1-2 Summary

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Chapters 1-2 Summary

Chapter 1 begins by introducing the main character, Jean Honeychurch, and her thoughts regarding moving from Hancock, Iowa to New York City. Jean discusses having "rotten luck" and she immediately points out several instances of this, including her name, a cab driver who did not help her with her suitcases, not being greeted by her aunt and uncle at the baggage claim as planned and not being able to reach anyone by phone. Jean wondered if her aunt and uncle had changed their minds about her living with them due to her bad luck. Jean took the taxi cab to 326 East 69th Street, the address of her Aunt Evelyn and Uncle Ted Gardiner and their three children, Tory, Teddy and Alice. As Jean struggled to unload her suitcases and violin from the trunk of the taxi, she observes that New Yorkers are considerably more unkind than...

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