Sometimes a Great Notion - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

The prologue to this chapter speaks poetically of the aftermath of an explosion - how the actual incident has less effect than its lingering after-effects.

The day after the accident, the rain stops. For a few days the sunshine continues, humidity increases as some of the water left by the rain evaporates, and people all over town get ready for Joe-Ben's funeral in their own ways. Indian Jenny tries to meditate her way out of long echoing memories of her experience with Henry, Teddy has what he thinks is his last conversation with Draeger, and Boney Stokes (Henry's old school rival) parks himself by a window in the Snag so he can watch the funeral procession. At the same time, Evenwrite wonders to himself why he isn't happy about the way things have turned out. Narration reveals that the day after the accident...

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