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Lady Oracle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 20 Summary

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Chapter 20 Summary

Joan remembers her and Arthur's honeymoon four years later, in Quebec. Joan is feeling married by this time, although admits it has taken several years for this feeling to appear. In the beginning, the couple lives in boarding homes with no kitchens, cooking vegetables on a hotplate, and rinsing the dishes in the bathtub. During baths, odd bits of food often float to the surface. When Arthur becomes an assistance teacher, the couple moves to a shabby apartment, and Joan realizes Arthur expects her to cook. Joan has never learned to cook, since her mother resented her presence in the kitchen. However, Joan attempts, and the results are often disastrous, yet a success for Joan, since she attempts to prove she is in control over food.

Arthur appears to enjoy her trials in the kitchen, as his life is often a mixture of chaos and doom, and...

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