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One True Thing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Pages 140 - 158 Summary

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Pages 140 - 158 Summary

Kate begins having nightmares in which she cries out in the night about her "babies" and the thunderstorms and a tree splitting in the front yard. George wants to take her off the morphine if it makes her hallucinate, but Ellen won't hear of it. She says the hallucinations are much better than the pain Kate goes through off medication, but George wouldn't know that. When Teresa arrives, Jeff attempts to flirt with her, but Teresa isn't interested. Jeff claims that Brian is having a tough time at the University and wants to move home to be closer to Kate, but George won't allow it.

The family sits together later in the evening and watches "A Christmas Carol". When George begins talking through the film, Kate tells him to "put a sock in it", which deeply embarrasses him. Later, when Kate has fallen asleep, George...

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