Psycho - Chapter Five Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Psycho.
This section contains 822 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Psycho Study Guide

Chapter Five Summary

As Norman begins to clean up the murder scene, he realizes that he has to put Mother away to keep her, and the rest of the world, safe. He races up to Mother's room to find that nothing has changed, "nothing ever changed," but Mother isn't there (Page 56). He sees her headscarf on the floor and one of her dresses, covered in blood. Right then, he knows that Mother is unwell. She couldn't help herself. He can't turn his back on her and turn her in to the police. She needs him to protect her, as she has protected him for so many years. He calmly gathers an oilcloth, and few other supplies, to help him transport Mary Crane's body. He has a violent conversation with himself as he gathers the courage to re-enter Mary's room. One voice in his head...

(read more from the Chapter Five Summary)

This section contains 822 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Psycho Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Psycho from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook