Missing May - Part One: Still as Night - Chapter Five Summary & Analysis

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Part One: Still as Night - Chapter Five Summary

Ob is desperate to reconnect with May, so he drags Summer and Cletus out to May's garden in the hopes that her spirit will return to communicate with them, with Cletus there to interpret what she's saying. Summer has high hopes - May never failed them while she was living - but May's spirit doesn't present itself. While he waits, Ob tells Cletus stories about what a good wife and mother May was. He doesn't tell the stories Summer expects him to tell, like how May saved money for three years to buy Ob the model plane he coveted from Sears, or how she stayed awake for 32-hours straight when Summer was sick with chicken pox. Instead, Ob tells stories about how May rubbed his knees down with Ben-Gay...

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