The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - My Lucky Day, Our Very Own Madonna Summary & Analysis

Jean-Dominique Bauby
This Study Guide consists of approximately 22 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
This section contains 437 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Study Guide

My Lucky Day, Our Very Own Madonna Summary and Analysis

The day begins with the alarm on his feeding machine beeping. Sweat has caused the tape over his right eyelid to come loose and his damp eyelashes are tickling his eye. Finally his catheter is unhooked and Jean is soaked in urine. A nurse enters, switching on the television which asks, "Were you born lucky?"

Friends often joke with Jean about taking a pilgrimage to Lourdes. He replies that he and Josephine went already. The trip was fraught with arguing and tension. Jeanis so infatuated with a book that he stays in the car and reads when they stop to look at interesting sights. Josephine suggests a detour to Lourdes and Jean agrees.

They pull into Lourdes tired and hot. Everywhere are reminders of the disabled and ill people...

(read more from the My Lucky Day, Our Very Own Madonna Summary)

This section contains 437 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook