The House of God - Chspter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chspter 11 Summary

Roy and Berry go visit his parents for Thanksgiving. It's fairly uneventful except for an interesting Watergate tidbit that comes out that afternoon. He talks with his family, especially his grandfather about medicine and nursing homes. His grandfather is in a nursing home and doesn't want to be there.

Then, he goes back to be on call in the EW. He talks with the policemen and the staff there about how things are going. They talk about Cohen, the staff psychiatry resident. He admits one of his standard gomers. They talk about Duber, an intern of renown from previous years who dropped a dummy grenade into a room full of gomers at one time.

Chspter 11 Analysis

Roy learns to cope through the camaraderie of the policemen, nurses and other staff of the EW. The conversation with his grandfather is significant as he sees...

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