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Quicksand and Passing - Study Guide Passing, Part Three, Finale, Chapter One Summary & Analysis

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Irene is depressed. Returning home, Irene wonders if the only thing bothering Brian is his desire to go to Brazil. Brian is unhappy and restless, and seems to have a secret. He has withdrawn into a state where she cannot read him. Irene takes a nap, tired from sleepless nights and anxiety. Brian wakes her and tells her Clare is downstairs. He stares at her as though he is staring through her. Irene says she purposely did not invite Clare to tea because the occasion is for Hugh, and Clare is not Hugh's favorite. Brian feels Hugh thinks he is god and admits that he invited Clare, thinking that Irene just forgot. Irene is furious and is suddenly struck with a knowing panic. When he leaves the room, she cries with shame and rage, thinking she has...

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