Solaris - Chapter 8, The Monsters Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, The Monsters Summary

Kelvin talks in his sleep, and from what Rheya hears, she believes that she disgusts him. She is upset when he wakes up, and he can't calm her. She knows that something is wrong. Rheya doesn't sleep at night. Her mind is filled with thoughts that she thinks come from outside of her. She begs Kelvin for the truth, but Kelvin doesn't tell her.

In the morning, Kelvin gets a note from Snow asking him to perform an experiment to prepare to create a machine to destabilize the visitors' neutrino fields. Secretly, Kelvin wants to sabotage the plan. Although he doesn't care what Snow and Sartorius do about their own situations, he wants to save Rheya. He goes to the library to research neutrino fields.

Kelvin picks up a volume by one of the first Solarists, Giese, and the...

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