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

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On a snowy day, Clare calls and leaves the message that she will be able to attend the party at Felise's. At dinner, Brian attempts to explain the white man's hatred toward blacks, but Irene shushes him more than once, admonishing him about talking about such things in front of the boys when they are still children. Brian feels that if they have to live in this country they need to know these things. Junior has been called a "dirty nigger" already, and the two them argue. He reminds her that he wanted to get them out of this hellish country long ago, but that she objected, and she cannot expect him to give up everything. Irene wonders if he is referring to Clare.

Clare arrives. Jack has gone to Philadelphia. Concerned at how close by that is, Irene...

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