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Our Kind: A Novel in Stories - The Beginning of the End Summary & Analysis

Kate Walbert
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The Beginning of the End Summary

Viv reflects on how she might describe how she and Don experience the beginning of the end as the others have when her turn comes. That reflection leads her to remember experiences she had when meeting with Professor Dipple and Cilla Whitney the fateful day that she told them she was going to marry Don rather than continue her schooling and scholarship.

Professor Rebecca Westerlake hangs behind the Professor and Cilla as Viv meets with them. Though they plan to take a walk, the rain discourages that which was all right with Viv. She found herself, while walking idly, chatting and carrying on about nothing in particular and avoiding discussion of the issue at hand.

The Professor and Cilla waned to discuss with Viv her career at Smith. Professor Dipple stated she became aware Viv withdrew her application for...

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