Sophie's Choice - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Stingo explains that Sophie's superb dentures were procured with the help of Nathan's brother, Dr. Larry Landau, a urological surgeon in Forest Hills, New York. In the park, over lunch, Sophie finishes telling him the story of how she and Nathan met. In the cab, after leaving the library where Sophie had fainted, Nathan continues to refer to himself as a doctor. So when they arrived at Yetta's boarding house, Sophie unquestioningly allows Nathan to undress her and put her to bed. He reassures her and she feels so safe in his care that she dozes. When she awakes, he is gone, and she describes for Stingo the agony she was in waiting for him to come back. She and Stingo feed the swans in the park as they talk; Sophie has grown particularly attached to an ugly duckling she names Tadeusz in...

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