Paradise - Study Guide Mavis Summary & Analysis

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Mavis Albright is being interviewed by a reporter and relates the story of the deaths of her infant twins. Mavis says that she'd gone to the market to buy wieners for her family's dinner and that she'd been inside for less than five minutes but when she returned to the car, the twins were dead. While the interview is taking place, Mavis is sitting beside her three surviving children. She feels the pain of the fingernails of her daughter, Sal, digging into her flesh. Later, she knows that the children and her husband, Frank, are planning a trap and that they are planning her murder. That night, Mavis is awakened when her husband, Frank, gets into bed. She remains still, hoping to avoid any confrontation with him and is relieved when he goes to sleep.

Late that night, Mavis gets out of bed and slips to the...

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