The Glass Room - Study Guide Part 4, Chapters Tomas- Zdenka, pp 335 - 367 Summary & Analysis

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Tomas is a doctor who works at a rehabilitation hospital for children. This hospital has a lovely gymnasium surrounded in glass. As "Tomas" begins, he and Zdenka aid the children in their workout. He first met Zdenka in the gymnasium that he calls the Glass Room. She is extremely lovely, a dancer's whose career ended too soon. She became a physiotherapist to help others with their own injuries. In "Ondine" the reader learns about a child patient who stops breathing when she sleeps. Ondine was a water nymph who fell in love with a human. He wanted to leave his wife for Ondine. But if Ondine ever had a child by a mortal she would loose her immortal status. The human promised to love her forever, so Ondine becomes pregnant. After the child is born, her lover...

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