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Room - Presents Summary & Analysis

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The first section is titled Presents. As the story opens, Jack announces that he is 5 years old today. He compares it to magic, saying he was 4 when he went to bed the previous evening and now is 5. He is in the bed with his mother and they wake together. They talk briefly about Jack's life, including that Ma was sad until he arrived. Jack believes that “he” didn't come the previous night. Ma says she has a present for Jack and he decides he wants to have it immediately. It's a drawing Ma made of Jack while he was sleeping. He starts to hang it on the cork wall above Bed but Ma says she doesn't want it there. Jack knows it's because she doesn't want “him” to see it. He decides to hang it in the back of Wardrobe. He goes to sleep...

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