Surfacing - Chapters 19-20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19: Over the next few hours, the narrator clears the table, cleans up the dishes, and in general cleans up the cabin to prepare for the group’s departure the following day. She looks for belongings or artifacts from her mother. As she ponders these ideas, a police boat comes to the dock. However, when David comes running into the cabin in a panic, she realizes they have found her father and the narrator’s father’s body has at last been found in the lake. David explains they believe he had fallen and fractured his skull. She tells David to tell the police she will come into the village in a few days to make the arrangements for her father’s burial. As she watches Joe, David and Anna, she starts to see them as automatons.

Chapter 20: As evening falls, the group becomes quiet...

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