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The Cider House Rules - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 9. Two weeks after Wally's plane goes down, the Army Air Force visits Olive to tell her that it's a good sign that the plane didn't explode in the air because it means the crew might have had a chance to eject. Olive and Candy think Wally is alive, and Ray and Homer think he is dead. Everyone, including the farm workers, see signs of Wally being dead or alive. For example, one of the women has dreams about Wally, which she takes as a sign that Wally is trying to send them a message, which also means he is alive.

A woman whose husband died in the war comes into the hospital for an abortion, but the doctor refuses to give it to her. Homer passes the nurse a note to give to the woman that tells her to go...

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