Revolutionary Road - Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary

After eating birthday cake and putting the children to bed, Frank and April face each other in the living room. April asks his forgiveness, and he remorsefully asks her what he should forgive her for. She starts to go into a long explanation but he drags her bedroom, undresses her and starts to make love. Then he suddenly stops and goes to the shower to scrub off the "second skin" of Maureen Grube that sticks to him. Frank makes passionate love to April, and she stops him from going to sleep by addressing him in her theatrical voice, telling him how much she loves him and laying out her plan that they move to Europe for good. To Frank's protestations that he could never find a job there, April says it doesn't matter because she's prepared to work to support the...

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