Lady Oracle - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Joan sits down to drink her tea, and thinks of what needs to be done. She has taken precautions, in that she has hidden her identity from the proprietor, Mr. Vitroni, but realizes the gardener has seen her waist-length red hair that is difficult to disguise. She decides she needs to dye it, but first cuts it short with a pair of nail scissors, and burns it, deciding against keeping or flushing it. As she watches it burn, she recalls Arthur liking to brush it, and she begins to cry.

Suddenly, Joan hears footsteps, and thinks wildly of escape, only to hear Mr. Signor Reno Vitroni, the proprietor, knocking at the door. Joan hurriedly puts on dark glasses and wraps a towel around her head. Smelling the burnt hair, he asks if she is eating, and she replies she is not. Vitroni offers her a selection of...

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