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The Cement Garden - Chapter Eight Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Eight Summary

Jack is having more nightmares, mostly about a large wooden box in the house that will not stay closed. He sees his mother in an armchair and she is speaking to him and asks him to stop "drubbing" his fingers while she speaks, obscuring her voice. He then notices he is naked and masturbating in front of her. When he tries to tell Sue about the dream, she changes the subject.

Jack asks Sue if she still wishes if she, Julie and Jack could play the sexual game they played long ago. He asks if she gets tired of reading, but she does not want to do anything else. Derek is still downstairs and Jack wishes that she disliked him like he does. He asks Sue if he can read the parts of her diary about Mother, but Sue tells him...

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