Olive's Ocean - Chapters 31 through 49 Summary & Analysis

Kevin Henkes
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Chapters 31 through 49 Summary

In Chapter Thirty-One, "The Benton Place," Martha and Jimmy go for a walk down the beach and Jimmy suggests they go to a home owned by the Benton family who lived in Chicago and seldom visit the beach. Martha says she's never seen the family during her visits to Godbee. Jimmy and Martha go to the stables where it's clear there has been little maintenance. Jimmy is talking about his film and says he believes the "death" section is still too weak. He asks Martha what she believes happens after death. Martha is suddenly caught up in her thoughts of Olive. Jimmy begins filming.

In Chapter Thirty-Two, "Recording," Jimmy urges Martha to talk louder as she tells everything she knows about Olive, beginning with Olive's mother bringing Martha the journal entry. She says that Olive was twelve, and that "twelve is...

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