Praisesong for the Widow - Part 1: Runagate; Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Runagate; Chapters 3-4 Summary

Chapter three begins the story of the beginnings of Avey's discomfort aboard the cruise ship. She notes a certain parfait dessert that corresponded with the beginnings of her discomfort, but notes also a dream she had the night before — the first time she had dreamed since she dreamed that her children had been killed in an explosion like one she had seen on that evening's news. The dream was about her Great Aunt Cuney beckoning her to come on a walk like the walk they used to take at least twice a week when she spent summers with her on Tatem Island as a child. The two would belt up their long dresses, Avey emulating the style of her great-aunt, and set out across the countryside, playing games with each other to pass the time. She...

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