Sybil - Part One: Being - Chapters 5, 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

Flora Rheta Schreiber
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Part One: Being - Chapters 5, 6 and 7 Summary and Analysis

Dr. Wilbur asks Peggy if she and Sybil look alike. Peggy is insulted that the doctor can't tell the difference. Peggy remarks that she has met Dr. Wilbur before in Omaha. After Peggy leaves, Dr. Wilbur wonders how the two women coexist when Sybil does not acknowledge Peggy, and wonders if Peggy is Sybil's expression of anger.

Peggy experiences loss of memory and confusion over her identity. In therapy, Peggy blames Dr. Wilbur for abandoning them in Omaha. Suddenly Sybil is there and Peggy is gone. Finally, Dr. Wilbur tells Sybil about Peggy. Sybil is shocked and then becomes Peggy. Dr. Wilbur realizes that her speculative diagnosis of a dual personality is correct, and wonders about the two women who inhabit one body but have little in common.

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