The Last Picture Show - Study Guide Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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The news that Jacy and Lois have gone to a naked swimming party circulates quickly at the square dance. Sonny is not surprised, but he knows Dwayne will be very depressed. As he waits for Dwayne to find out, Sonny is surprised to see Ruth Popper in the refreshment room. She has clearly come just to help clean up, and she looks tired. Sonny offers to help her, and she asks him if he has found a girlfriend. She tells him if he is looking, he should look at her. Sonny is surprised and remembers suddenly their moment in her kitchen. Looking at her mouth, he wants to kiss her again. There is something fresh and soft and beautiful about it. Ruth mistakes his silence for rejection and sadness comes over her face, so Sonny offers to help her take out the trash. Her face shows relief...

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