Red Clocks - Section 5 Summary & Analysis

Leni Zumas
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Pages 141 - 189 -- The biographer calls her father to tell her that she will not be able to visit him for Christmas. She talks to her tenth grade history class after the beached whales, and some of her students believe that it was "the witch's fault" (144). She goes to Dr. Kalbfleisch's office after class, and he tells her that she does have PCOS, as Gin had suggested, and that if this last insemination did not work, she will never be able to conceive. She is devastated, and wonders if she will be contacted by an adoption agency before the Every Child Needs Two law is enacted in six weeks. The following note from her biography states that Eivor moved to Aberdeen to work in a shipyard laundry.

The perspective jumps to the daughter, who goes to the mender's to request an abortion. When she...

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