The Stories of John Cheever - Chapters 31-39 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 31-39 Summary

"The Scarlet Moving Van" brings to town Peaches and Gee-Gee, a couple who moves from town to town. On the first night in the new house, Peaches and Gee-Gee are invited to the Folkestones' house next door. The evening goes along rather well until Gee-Gee gets drunk. At that time, Gee-Gee becomes extremely rude and obnoxious and he and Peaches are thrown out of the house. Peaches apologizes profusely and tells Mrs. Folkestone that because of Gee-Gee's behavior they have to move about once a year and it is inevitable that everyone in the neighborhood will become sick of them and become anxious to see them go.

The next time Mr. Folkestone sees Gee-Gee, everything is back to normal. The neighborhood decides to give Gee-Gee another chance and the couple is invited to a dinner party. Gee-Gee gets drunk, stands up...

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