Shelter: A Novel - Dawn: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Jung Yun
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As the first chapter of Part 1 opens, the four-year-old named Ethan is standing at the doorway of his parents, Kyung Cho and Gillian McFadden. Ethan gives Kyung the remote control and says, “battery” (3). Kyung knows that it is very early, but manages to get out of bed and go find batteries so that Ethan can watch cartoons. Kyung prepares fruit for Ethan for breakfast and notes that Gillian has written the name “Gertie” on their calendar. When Gillian joins them, Kyung makes it clear that he is not thrilled about seeing Gertie Trudeau, but Gillian says she has no intention of canceling yet another appointment with the realtor. Gillian has a list of things for Kyung to do before the realtor arrives. Kyung is not happy about the entire situation, and he focuses on fixing the garbage disposal instead of any of the...

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