Story of the Eye - Chapter 5, A Trickle of Blood; Chapter 6, Simone; Chapter 7, Marcelle Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, A Trickle of Blood; Chapter 6, Simone; Chapter 7, Marcelle Summary

The narrator and Simone rush home on their bikes, in a hurry to arrive before dawn because they are naked. The rush makes them both exhausted, causing Simone to fall of her bike. The narrator carries her the rest of the way home. The next day Simone has fallen ill. The narrator nurses her back to health. During this time, Simone becomes obsessed with eggs. Simone likes for the narrator to put eggs in the toilet where they can watch them float. Later, Simone enjoys watching the eggs disappear when the toilet is flushed.

During Simone's recovery, the couple grows closer in their obsessions. Simone's mother becomes aware of their relationship and the narrator's presence, but does nothing to change the situation. Finally Simone becomes well again...

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