The Blue Afternoon: A Novel - Chapters Pitch, Yaw and Roll; Into the Body; A Simple Surgeon; and Tea With Paton Bobby Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Blue Afternoon.
This section contains 825 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Blue Afternoon: A Novel Study Guide

Chapters Pitch, Yaw and Roll; Into the Body; A Simple Surgeon; and Tea With Paton Bobby Summary

Carriscant is called on the carpet by Cruz. Cruz is backed up by the alcoholic Wieland, who refers to Carriscant as a "meddling half-breed nigger" (p. 161), again demonstrating the socialized racism of the two older doctors. In response to this brutal personal remark Carriscant loses his temper and throttles the older Weiland. He then departs and muses over his political situation at the hospital—he considers leaving the hospital for a location with more modern ideas. Later, he reviews the airplane with Pantaleon and notes the graceful, strong, and complex construction. Later still he installs huge ice chests at his own home, making a personal morgue capable of holding corpses. He is...

(read more from the Chapters Pitch, Yaw and Roll; Into the Body; A Simple Surgeon; and Tea With Paton Bobby Summary)

This section contains 825 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Blue Afternoon: A Novel Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Blue Afternoon: A Novel from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook