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The Cement Garden - Chapter Five Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Five Summary

Julie is in the kitchen when Jack catches up with her; he wants to see his mother. Julie tells him no but Jack insists that he has the authority to do so because of what his mother said to him. Jack cries but Julie does not as they wait for Tom and Sue; they are silent for half an hour.

Sue comes in; Julie gives her the news and the girls burst into tears. Tom comes in and they cannot tell him immediately. Sue, Julie and Jack enter Mother's bedroom and Julie covers Mother with a sheet but it will not reach and pops over her feet. Sue and Jack giggle and when Julie cannot cover both her feet and her head, they burst out into laughter as does Julie.

Tom comes in the room and says that he wants to...

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