Spartina - Chapter 47 Summary & Analysis

John Casey (novelist)
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Chapter 47 Summary

Dick wakes up on the floor the next morning. He realizes he has two sensations, one of alarm, and one of satisfaction. May tells Dick that his crew has called wanting to know if they are going out. The weather has not improved, so Dick decides not to go out. Instead, he works in Eddie's basement on some pots. May doesn't talk to him, but she seems aloof and indifferent. She finally tells him that he can go to the Neptune if he wants.

Chapter 47 Analysis

Chapter Forty Seven is another one-page chapter that sets the general mood of the story and of May specifically as one of waiting. May does not push Dick, but also does not appear to forgive him. It is winter and cold and cloudy outside, and the mood between Dick and May reflects that of the weather.

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