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State of Wonder - Chapter Ten Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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Chapter Ten Summary

In Chapter 10, Marina finds herself going daily to the Martins to feed of the bark. She wonders if the bark is addictive, or if the body merely craves it, but she does recognize that she is ready to leave the jungle. She has been working on medical cases since the C section, and the other doctors praise her, but she wants to go home. Alan Saturn has shown her the mosquitoes, and she understands that the Lakashi are being used, without consent, but as Alan states, "research doesn't happen in a petri dish" (p. 295). She continues to write to Mr. Fox, although she says nothing specific. One day, waiting for boats to pass to send her letters, she is shocked to find, when the next boat stops, that it is filled with Barbara Bovender, Mr. Fox, and Milton. She is thrilled...

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