Rabbit, Run - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Harry wants to make love to his wife. The baby takes up all of her time with the feedings and her constant crying. Janice rebuffs his touches and tells him to do something useful. Harry tries to make her drink. He even fixes her a drink of whiskey and soda.

In bed, he rubs her back and attempts to have sex. Janice does not feel like it. She has bandages and stitches from just having had the baby. Harry becomes upset, gets dressed and walks out. Janice pleads with him to stay. She tries to explain she just had a baby. Harry is only worried about himself and does not take into account how she feels. He leaves her crying into her pillow.

Analysis

Harry is still the same man he was when he first left Janice. He has not changed, therefore when he does not...

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