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The Cider House Rules - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 4. By this time, Homer and Melony are close to 20 years old. Homer continues to study Gray's Anatomy, the medical textbook Dr. Larch gives him to study. While Dr. Larch permits Homer to deliver babies, he doesn't allow Homer to perform abortions. Dr. Larch believes that Homer should attend medical school and make his own decision as to whether or not to perform abortions before he performs one on his own.

The nearby down of Heart's Haven and Heart's Rock is introduced. One of the owners of the apple orchards in the town is a very wealthy man, Wally Worthing Senior. In addition to being a drunk, but unbeknownst to him and his family, he has Alzheimer's. Both ultimately kill him. His wife, Alice Bean, changes her first and last name after she marries him to Olive Worthington. She is really...

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