Paperboy - Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

Vince Vawter
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Chapter 5

The following Friday, the narrator rides his bike so that he can get to Mr. Spiro’s quickly. The narrator and Mr. Spiro talk about baseball. The narrator then asks Mr. Spiro to sit on the porch swing so he can ask him questions. The narrator finds it easier to speak when he is on a swing because he can time the syllables with the swings. Mr. Spiro is patient and answers all of the narrator’s questions honestly, introducing the narrator to the names of several philosophers and famous writers as he does. They also talk about the Rosetta Stone and the origin of the written word. Before he leaves, Mr. Spiro gives the narrator another piece of the dollar. This one says 'Servant'.

Chapter 6

After leaving Mr. Spiro, the narrator goes to Mrs. Worthington’s house. The narrator is disappointed...

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