Forgot your password?  

Recoil Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 17 Summary

James Thompson
This Study Guide consists of approximately 67 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Recoil.
This section contains 351 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Recoil Study Guide

Chapter 17 Summary

Pat reflects that he has been out of jail for thirty-one days and has not accomplished much of anything. He feels guilty about taking public monies without performing any legitimate service, but realizes it's far preferable to being in prison. He spends a lot of time trying to think things through. He finally concludes that Hardesty, Doc, and Myrtle are all trying to use him for their own purposes - all of which are at odds. He realizes that Doc isn't really jealous and that all along Doc's apparent jealousy has been an act to manipulate Pat. He wonders if Lila is with one of the other people or if she is scheming on her own. He eventually decides he can fully trust Madeline, however, and goes to her often. One time at her apartment, however, he catches a glimpse of her with her guard down and...

(read more from the Chapter 17 Summary)

This section contains 351 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Recoil Study Guide
Copyrights
Recoil from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook