Rabbit, Run - Study Guide Section 7 (179-191) Summary & Analysis

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As the section begins we see Rabbit running once more, this time to the hospital to see Janice. Even as he runs through Brewer he takes careful note of his surroundings, picking out a church and praying for a safe birth. When he reaches the hospital he finds himself reading a religious magazine and feeling as though the police have caught him. Eccles arrives and offers Rabbit a cigarette, which Rabbit sees as "a wafer of repentance." As they wait, Rabbit becomes sure that either Janice or the baby will die, and sees vivid images of how this could happen. He becomes frustrated with Eccles, who is nervous and acting strangely.

Rabbit becomes sure that Janice has died, and that his child is actually a monster he has created. At the same time he begins to believe that there is no God, and...

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