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Saint Mazie - Section 3, Chapters 5—6 Summary & Analysis

Jami Attenberg
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In Chapter 5, Mazie suggests Jeanie write her story—beginning to end. It'll be good for her. Jeanie does this, telling about skipping town (NYC) a year and a half ago to pursue her passion of dancing; nothing against boyfriend Ethan and conventionality. She had to do it. Joining the Folsom brothers—Skip and Felix—and Belle Barker (whose hairdresser, Elizabeth, married Felix) to tour Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Chicago was thrilling. Belle ran the show. Jeanie loved the road life, and sneaking around in Chicago with handsome Paul, one of the Mayor's special assistants. Admitting herself a liar and cheat on new love Skip, Jeanie discloses that she caught from Paul a venereal disease, and it spread through the group because Skip and Elizabeth too were lovers. That night, during an acrobatic performance, Jeanie falls and breaks her leg. No one visits her in...

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