Study Guide
Related Topics

The Last of the Just - Study Guide Chapter 4, The Just Man of the Flies, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Last of the Just.
This section contains 419 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Last of the Just Study Guide

Mordecai picks up Ernie, carries him home, and puts him to bed himself. Mordecai locks the door and reads once again the Levy history of the Lamed-Vovnik. He stops to evaluate whether Ernie has any greater understanding than in previous readings and alters his style to meet Ernie's understanding. Ernie seems to understand that he may be the next Just Man and he asks his grandfather what a Just Man does with his life, but Mordecai answers calmly that if Ernie really is a Just Man, one day he will just begin to glow.

Ernie goes through a strange episode where he has visions—Ernie tells Frau Tusznski of his vision that all is well because he is a Lamed-Vovnik. Ernie is caught in the throes of his visions but chooses to...

(read more from the Chapter 4, The Just Man of the Flies, Part 3 Summary)

This section contains 419 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Last of the Just Study Guide
Copyrights
Nonfiction Classics for Students
The Last of the Just from Nonfiction Classics for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.