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Lady Oracle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

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Chapter 9 Summary

Joan carries a picture of Lou with her throughout life, but is unable to bring the photograph to Terremoto, since Arthur may have noticed its absence. She recalls Arthur asking if the photo was of her mother, and asking about the 'fat one' in the photo. Joan, unable to admit the other woman in the photo is herself at a heavy weight, claims the photo is of another aunt. She is afraid to admit her past to Arthur, since he liked woman who were strong, yet could pretend to be vulnerable. Joan realizes she survived high school by becoming a warm and supportive friend to nearly everyone. Joining nearly all activities possible for a heavy female, Joan excels at making friends and being a confidant to more popular, thinner females in school. She recalls two other heavy females in school, one of whom drops out to marry...

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