Second Helpings: A Novel - The Twentieth Summary & Analysis

Megan McCafferty
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The Twentieth Summary

Jessica invites her father to follow her on his bike while she runs. She hates this but she's trying to be nice to him. She wants to quit the cross-country team. Running has become a labored sport for her since she broke her leg. She wants to quit the team but knows that it's unheard of because she is a four-year senior veteran and captain of the team.

The Twentieth Analysis

Jessica thinks that her inability to run as she used to is psychological, rather than physical. She implies that she only started running to deal with her emotions after she stopped having late-night phone calls with "Him." Jessica is also struggling with what she wants to do versus what her parents want her to do. Her father wants her to stay on the team, while Jessica wants to quit because...

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