Rain - Lines 1247 - 1328 Summary & Analysis

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Lines 1247 - 1328 Summary

On the next day Dr. Macphail checks in on Thompson to assess her health. He finds her room in disorder and her person is drab and bedraggled. Although he is concerned for her health, she claims to only want to see Davidson. For three entire days, Davidson spends virtually all of his time cloistered with Thompson. Mrs. Davidson confides to Dr. Macphail that her husband has been having strange dreams, notable about the mountains of Nebraska. Dr. Macphail silently recalls that the mountains reminded him very much of women's breasts. Davidson himself becomes increasingly agitated and Dr. Macphail finds him to be intolerable. Davidson is enraptured by the apparent transformation of Thompson's soul, and exults that Thompson has acquiesced to return to San Francisco and face the penalty for her crime - , or sin, as Davidson characterizes it. Dr. Macphail and Davidson briefly argue about...

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