Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Study Guide Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

This chapter begins with a description of the change of seasons in Savannah. Wintertime is strangely warm for someone familiar with New York winters. Savannah's residents compare Savannah with Charleston in many ways, yet rarely visit the other coastal town. Savannahians are content with their isolation, with the exception of Chablis, who makes it a habit of announcing each time she visits the doctor to have a shot of estrogen. One particular day, Chablis calls the narrator to find out if he had heard the news in the local paper. She tells him that Jim Williams has been charged with the murder of Danny Hansford.

Chapter 11 Analysis

This brief chapter, and the end of Part One, abruptly introduces the surprising murder of Danny by Jim Williams. The theme of isolation is directly addressed, and the physical location of Savannah reflects the emotional distance its residents keep from...

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