The Street - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Lutie is preparing to go to The Casino and Bub does not want to tell her he is afraid of being home alone in the dark. He asks if he can read while she is out, and she tells him no. "When she wasn't there he was filled with a sense of loss." "But when she was in it, it was warm and friendlily and familiar." When she leaves he tries to obey her as long as possible, but the darkness terrifies him and he turns on the light. He then contemplates ways he can earn some money to help pay the electric bill without angering Lutie.

When Lutie arrives at The Casino, she wonders to herself if Bub is afraid of staying home alone. The Casino is very dreary when it is empty. "You could see all of it for what it...

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