Passing - Study Guide Part 2, Re-Encounter: Chapters 2-4 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter 2, Irene receives a visit from Clare several months after she decides not to answer Clare's letter at all. Clare is upset and demands to know why Irene has ignored her. Irene is honest and tells Clare that she believes it will only place her in danger if they are to correspond or visit with one another often. They are interrupted by a phone call from Hugh Wentworth, a famous white writer. Clare is impressed and wants to know all about the dance Irene is discussing with Hugh. Clare learns that other whites will be in attendance, so she asks Irene to invite her along as well. Irene resists the idea, again frightened for Clare and herself should the truth come out. However, Clare once again uses her charm to convince Irene.

In chapter 3, it is the night of the...

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