The Manchurian Candidate - Chapters 19-20 Summary & Analysis

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Back at Hungarian Charlie's, Marco comes to meet Raymond and finds him playing solitaire. Charlie, in his usual booming voice, was telling a story to one of the customers and accidentally said Raymond's trigger line: ‘why don't you play a little solitaire?’ Raymond basically ignores Marco, who is trying to ask him to be the best man at his wedding to Rosie, and runs out of the restaurant after Charlie says "why don't you take a cab to Central Park and jump in the lake?" When Marco gets outside, Raymond has already caught a cab, and he sits, confused, at Charlie's until the FBI tail calls him to say Raymond just took a rowboat out into the middle of the lake at the park and jumped in the water.

When Marco and the agents question Raymond, he claims he didn't jump in the lake, even though his...

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