Red Dragon - Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 25 Summary

Marian Dolarhyde Trevane gave birth to a son, alone in a city hospital in 1938. Marian lies about her name. When the baby is born, the doctor refuses to let Marian see him because of the severe facial deformities. Francis Dolarhyde is born with cleft palate, a defect that is easily repaired now. However, when Francis was born, it was not an easy repair.

Francis is abandoned by the hospital personnel, except for a lone cleaning woman, who devises a clever way by which to feed him. Then, Marian leaves the hospital, leaving the child behind. The baby is eventually sent to the Springfield Foundling Home, then to the Morgan Lee Memorial Orphanage.

Marian gets a job and annuls her marriage to Mr. Trevane, without mentioning the child. At first, she tells Mr. Trevane that the baby was born dead. However, when he shows up at her boarding...

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