The Joke - Part Seven: Ludvik, Jaroslav, Helena Summary & Analysis

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Part Seven: Ludvik, Jaroslav, Helena Summary

Now that Jahn has heard the full story of Lucie, he wants to leave for Prague first thing in the morning. However, he wakes up repeatedly throughout the night and when he finally falls asleep, he sleeps through the first train to Prague. The next train is not until two in the afternoon so now he is stuck in Moravia for the afternoon. He walks downstairs timidly, fearing that he runs into Helena, but she is already out of the town, getting more information for her radio show about the Ride of the Kings, which is today. He walks around, remembering the Lucie that he once knew. He is angry with himself that he did not try to find out more about Lucie, to better explain her reaction to physical love with their relationship. Jahn also admits that he...

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