Shelter: A Novel - Night: Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Jung Yun
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The day after the funeral, Gillian asks Jin to take Ethan out for the day. She goes to her room and remains there for a time, though Kyung expects them to have the argument that he believes has been brewing for days. Instead, he finds that she is packing his clothes. She shows him a pair of women's underwear, which he recognizes as Molly's, and says she cannot live with him knowing that he has had an affair. She asks for the identity of the woman, but Kyung says it is someone Gillian does not know. Kyung realizes that he and Gillian had a “utilitarian” relationship that they entered mainly because it was the accepted and expected next step, but that she would not tolerate infidelity (265).

Gillian says that Jin has paid off their credit cards, meaning Kyung has the money to get...

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