The Iron Heel - Chapters 6 through 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6 through 9 Summary

In chapter six, Avis describes the sense (adumbration) of impending conflict that began to seep into her life and those around her. She writes of becoming aware that she is being avoided by her friends because of her association with Everhard, and of being told by her father that he has been instructed to rethink his association with Everhard. She also writes of being told by Everhard that Bishop Morehouse is being driven into a kind of martyrdom by his empathetic discoveries of and commentaries on how the poor are treated by the capitalist machine. Finally, she writes of Everhard's revelation that he has been offered by, he says, Wickson and men like him an important job in government and labor relations. The job, he says, is a bribe to try to get him to stop being a revolutionary.

In chapter seven, Everhard warns Avis...

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