Rabbit, Run - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Ruth and Harry are spending the day at the pool. While she swims, he sits by the edge of the pool admiring her and believing the high school girls are admiring him. Ruth questions why he is so special. She is upset because she is pregnant with his child and does not want to admit it. Harry does not notice, because he is only concerned with himself. Ruth has taken on a job as a stenographer because Harry is worried how she spends her afternoons. He is worried she will return to being a prostitute.

Harry does not realize the changes in Ruth or her body and she is scared to tell him. If she tells him it makes it real, and she is not sure if he will stay if she tells him.

Analysis

Ruth is scared. She is pregnant by a man who runs from responsibility...

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