Lily and the Octopus - Pages 189 – 240 Summary & Analysis

Steven Rowley
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As “Ink” continues with Chapter 8, Ted heads into Chinatown and seeks out octopus. He purchases a large octopus from a fishmonger. He then purchases a cleaver from the fishmonger. At home, Ted shows the octopus to the octopus on Lily’s head. The octopus on Lily’s head wants to know who the octopus Ted has is. Ted says the octopus he has is named Lily. The octopus on Lily’s head says he has an Aunt Lily. Ted laughs that he does not have such an aunt anymore and then begins chopping up the octopus and feeding it to Lily, who loves the taste. The octopus on her head says he feels sick because he, too, can taste the octopus. The octopus begs him to stop, but Ted refuses. He tells the octopus to leave, then declares he is the octopus now.

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