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Oleanna Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act One: Part Two (Summary and Analysis) Summary

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Act One: Part Two (Summary and Analysis) Summary and Analysis

At the end of John's long diatribe on the struggle to learn in the real world, he takes responsibility for Carol's lack of understanding saying that he's had other problems on his mind. He compares himself to a pilot who, while flying the plane, realizes that his mind has drifted and he's seconds away from crashing. He says that he'd like to speak to Carol personally - like a father would speak to his son - rather than as a student and teacher. He starts to say something very interesting about "We can only interpret the behavior of others through the screen ... we create" when the phone rings (Page 16). It's Grace calling with more questions and problems about the house. John speaks curtly to his wife, telling her that he's with a student...

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