Lost in the Funhouse - Chapters 3–7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 – Ambrose His Mark: The character of Ambrose is introduced in this chapter and his childhood is explored over the next five chapters. Speaking in a first-person narrative, Ambrose explains for the first few months of his life, he did not have a name. He says his mother had her heart set on the name “Christine” and made no effort to come up with a boy’s name after his birth. His father was committed to an insane asylum for several months, adding to the indecisiveness regarding a name. As a result of his father’s absence, Ambrose’s immediate family unit lived with his father’s parents, brother and sister-in-law. Ambrose’s mother, Andrea, nursed him openly and made a big fuss about how hungry the baby was for her milk, much to the delight of Ambrose’s grandfather Poppa Tom and often to the...

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