The Dog of the South - Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

Charles Portis
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Chapters 15-16 Summary

Chapter 15 brings an unexpected surprise. Ray makes his way through the debris-filled streets, filled with drunks celebrating their survival. Christine, in her Volkswagen van, is attempting to get a stricken Melba to the hospital, and Ray assists. At the crowded emergency room, he and Christine are enlisted to assist with the moving of patients, and, during the course of this activity, Ray finds Norma on a gurney. Apparently, she has been in the hospital for several days, having had her appendix removed, but is obviously still quite ill. Ray remains in her room, forcing her to eat and drink,and by morning she is read to tell Ray about her adventure with Dupree.

Dupree was attempting to connect with two radical photographers, having convinced them that he was a wealthy radical himself, who was writing a treatise about a new social...

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