The Rainbow - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Anna and Will have a two week honeymoon period where they spend all day alone together in their new home. They sleep until noon and make love all the time. Will enjoys the disconnection from the real world and is angered when Anna wants to begin their social life again. Anna begins to feel smothered by Will's constant need for her to pay attention to him. She is afraid and full of hatred toward Will. After a brief loving period, the two of them have a stormy relationship as they learn that they do not really understand each other. Neither one understands what the other wants. Instead, they form a pattern of intense love and intense conflict. One of the conflicts is over Will's religious feelings, coming from his appreciation of religious art and architecture, which Anna continually ridicules.

Will wants Anna to respect him as a...

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