Mr. Blue - Chapter VI Summary & Analysis

Myles Connolly
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Chapter VI Summary

The chapter opens with Blue and the narrator hiking around two reservoirs known as lakes. They are near Boston College and it is dark. Blue comments that he has been in an 'autumn' mood, signally either adolescence or old age. He is struck by the enduring Gothic, which represents the eternal nature of the church. He argues that even though the Gothic could be physically destroyed, 'no great cause can ever be forgotten.' The great achievements endure in the memory of the universe.

Blue continues to maintain the reading print has ruined the human mind, giving the foolish the same power as the wise. The mind is jumbled and Christ wrote nothing save words in the sane. The narrator disagrees, saying that Blue is merely preaching. Blue admits that he likes the sound of his own voice. He wants people...

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