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The Green Road - The Green Road Summary & Analysis

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The chapter titled "The Green Road" remains in third person past tense, but where the previous chapters have shifted to focus through various perspectives of the Madigan family, this chapter is focused exclusively through Rosaleen's perspective. Following the uncomfortable argument around the Christmas dinner table about where Rosaleen would live once the house was sold, Rosaleen went out for her daily walk down the "green road." Because this chapter was focused completely through Rosaleen's perspective, it continued the style of her earlier chapter by mirroring the thought process of a sometimes-confused elderly person as Rosaleen reflected on her life.

Once she was out of her car and walking, Rosaleen's thoughts turned specifically to her dead husband, Pat Madigan, and their courtship. They often spent time together walking the Green Road, and as Rosaleen walked she retraced their past and grew more upset...

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