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Q Clearance - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Peter Benchley
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Chapter 6 Summary

Ivy looks for something to bring to Mr. Pym but does not find anything until the end of the day when she goes in to clean Timothy Burnham's office. She sees the shredder and takes the shredded paper to give to Mr. Pym, assuming that it must be important. Mr. Pym learns two things from the wastepaper. He learns that Burnham works for the Department of Energy and probably has access to atomic energy documents. His daughter, Eva reads the discarded prescription and determines that Burnham has very delicate health and many allergic reactions that might make him vulnerable.

Chapter 6 Analysis

While Burnham himself found the shredder to be a joke, Ivy Peniston recognizes it as something that implies important documents are present in this office. Although Burnham does not take the Q Clearance responsibility seriously because he does not understand the documents, Ivy sees an opportunity...

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