The Optimist's Daughter - Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary

As Fay and Laurel wait for the judge to return to his room after surgery, Fay piped up that this is some way for the judge to keep his promise. He had told her that he would bring her to New Orleans someday to see the carnival and now the carnival is going on and all she'll see of it is from a hospital room window. Laurel said nothing and checked her watch yet again.

Suddenly Dr. Courtland appeared and announced that everything had gone well and with luck, the judge would keep vision in that eye. He was clearly elated that the procedure had gone well. The judge was wheeled into his room on a tablelike bed. Both his eyes were bandaged and sandbags were packed around his head to keep him steady. In addition, they had wrapped linen across...

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