On Beauty - 3. On Beauty and Being Wrong, Chapter 9-10 Summary & Analysis

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Since appointing Zora to give her speech about the advantage of keeping “discretionary” students (such as Carl) at Wellington, Claire has been overwhelmed with correspondence and information from Zora. Claire calls on Erskine to help her with this issue, as she is concerned that next month, discretionaries will be forbidden. Erskine understands and quickly sets up Carl with a job in the Black Studies Department as “Hip-Hop Archivist.” Carl is secretly thrilled about the job, though it is low-paying and part time. He feels proud of his work and comes in on extra days. Zora visits him constantly to let him know how her “campaign” for him is playing out.

At a nearby hotel, Howard waits for Victoria. After the dinner, they have made up and continued their romance. Victoria regularly sends him explicit pictures via e-mail. She...

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