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The Cider House Rules - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 10. Fifteen years later, Melony and Lorna are still a couple. Melony and Lorna supervise the boarding house where they live, and they both work at the shipyard. Melony takes on the masculine role in the couple, and Lorna takes on the feminine role. One night, Lorna tells Melony she is pregnant and that she only slept with a guy one time. Melony forces Lorna to go to St. Cloud's to have an abortion and gives Lorna a carton to give to Mrs. Grogan if she is alive. The carton contains a jacket that is too big for Mrs. Grogan, as well as the exact amount of money Melony stole from Mrs. Grogan when she left St. Cloud's. When Lorna returns, Melony has packed Lorna's things and kicks her out. They run into each other once, and Lorna says that Mrs...

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