Songs of the Humpback Whale - Chapters 23-25 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 23-25 Summary

Joley recalls the night before his father's funeral when Jane admitted she did not feel loss or grief about his death. They go through the motions of the funeral, supporting one another and their mother whose grief seems genuine. Jane mentions that she does not understand her mother's grief. After the funeral, Joley finds Jane standing over the casket with her hand raised to strike. Joley grabs her hand.

Sam recalls being cross-eyed as a child and being teased about it. He has two operations to correct his eyes. His father gives him a soccer ball that he recognizes even before the bandages on his eyes are removed. He keeps the soccer ball. His mother burns all the photos of him before the surgery.

Jane recalls her five-years of dating Oliver before they made love. As a student at Wellesley College...

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