Open City - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Teju Cole
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Chapter 4 Summary

As Julius is walking to a poetry lecture one night, he stops in the park. He notices how the leaves and foliage are changing for the season. He also notices how the people and crowds are transitioning from a busy day to the end of the day movements. When Julius arrives at the poetry lecture, the poet wants to talk persecution instead of reading poetry.

One evening, Julius is riding the subway home. He neglects to get off the train at his stop. Instead, he continues to ride the train, taking in his surroundings. He notices that everyone is wearing black or gray. He also notices everyone seems to be somber and muted. He switches trains. On this train, people are wearing colors and are interacting with each other. When he exist the train, he finds himself in a train station he hasn't...

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