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Pao Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, Chapters 9, 10 and 11 Summary

Kerry Young
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Part 3, Chapters 9, 10 and 11 Summary

"Humanity"

Back in the present day narrative, Pao has an uncomfortable confrontation with Gloria on the subject of Fay, in which he learns that Gloria knew about his wedding plans before he told her. Gloria tells him she had hoped that their time together meant that he cared for her as something more than just a source of income. Pao tries to explain that he wanted Gloria to not be dependent on him, but Gloria explains that she didn't want to be dependent, she just wanted to be secure. She also says he spends too much time listening to what other people tell him. After he leaves and joins Hampton, who has been waiting for him, Pao walks into town. As they near its outskirts, he and Hampton encounter a young man performing oral sex on an older man.

"Compassion"

Pao describes how...

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