Rabbit, Run - Study Guide Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Harry has taken the job tending Mrs. Horace Smith’s garden. He likes the simplicity of planting the seeds and flowers. Mrs. Smith hates her husband’s garden. She does not like rhododendrons and feels her husband wasted his time planting his garden. She feels it could have been used for a more useful purpose such as growing vegetables.

Mrs. Smith likes Harry because she believes she and Harry think alike. She also does not think of others feelings, but does and says what she wants. By sending Harry to Mrs. Smith, Eccles is attempting to show him the type of person he is and how he could end up alone and bitter.

Analysis

This section shows a simpler side of Harry. His taking of the job Eccles offered him shows Harry is taking on some responsibility. The fact he does not see how alike he and Mrs...

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