The Corrections - Pgs. 277 - 314 Summary & Analysis

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Pgs. 277 - 314 Summary

Alfred awakens at three in the morning on the ship. His mistress, sleep, has deserted him. He has an imaginary conversation with his illness that he calls a turd. He calls out to Enid for help since he can't control his excrements, but she is asleep. He crawls to the bathroom where he tries to put on extra diapers but he can't peel the tape. Again, he calls out to Enid for help.

Enid is enjoying the first good night's sleep she'd had in a long time. She saw people on the cruise enjoying life the way she wanted Alfred to. At dinner, he announces that he is tired and going to bed at seven o'clock. He tells Enid to stay and enjoy herself. Enid remains at the table and talks to a couple from Europe.

Enid and a woman named...

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