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Out of This Furnace Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapters 21-22 Summary

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Part 1, Chapters 21-22 Summary

After the funeral, George has problems coming to terms with what Elena said about not being the kind of wife he wanted. He misses her but not in the way a man misses his wife. He tries to forget her words. He wishes now that he had treated Elena better and had not had the affair with Zuska. He even goes to talk to the priest about the situation and feels better afterward. He waits a month before beginning to visit Zuska again.

His business is not improving financially and he uses all of his money for Elena's funeral. He is now in debt and the situation is not looking good. He discusses the situation with Zuska and she suggests he ask some of the local businessmen if they want to buy the lots and talk to the bank. She then tells him...

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