Sybil - Part Four: Reentry - Chapters 25, 26, and 27 Summary & Analysis

Flora Rheta Schreiber
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Part Four: Reentry - Chapters 25, 26, and 27 Summary and Analysis

After her suicide attempt, Dr. Wilbur reluctantly gives Sybil sodium pentothal, which relieves Sybil's anxiety but also unleashes some of Sybil's repressed memories. Additionally, Sybil begins to experience the emotions controlled by the others. The flood of memories shoves Sybil farther away from integration. However, she is beginning to recall some of the others and starts to realize that she is not only like them, they are one person.

In May of 1959, several of the others try to break away and start their own life separate from the rest. Dr. Wilbur has to hire a lawyer on Sybil's behalf when Mary tries to purchase a house. The case is settled after Sybil pleads mental incompetence. Peggy Lou tries to run away but comes back to Dr. Wilbur, confesses, and is freed...

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