McTeague: A Story of San Francisco - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

McTeague is fortunate to find another job, working for a company that manufactures dental implements. One day, however, he comes home and announces that he has been fired. Trina immediately orders him to head out into the cold, rainy night in search of another job. She demands that he give over his money, and he obliges, emptying his pockets to his wife's outstretched hand.

Returning home after an unsuccessful attempt to find another job, McTeague is caught in a downpour of icy rain. Suddenly, he becomes enraged at his wife. Surely she knew it would rain, and she purposely took away from him any money he might have used for cab fare. It is because of her that he is here, standing in a vestibule, wet, hungry and sore. McTeague takes refuge in a glass of whiskey at Frenna's, courtesy of Heise, then...

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