The Loney - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Michael Hurley
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Hanny returned from his stay at the Pinelands facility for the Easter holidays. He used masks and objects to communicate, since he was unable to speak. He joined the religious group who, along with Monro, left for the retreat early morning Tuesday during Holy Week. Before leaving, they prayed around a statue of the Virgin Mary. Several hours into the drive, the bus broke down. Hanny and the narrator watched a religious video tape through a pair of binoculars, then went outside so Hanny could relieve himself. Standing in the rain, the narrator believed he heard Mummer and Father’s raised voices, and stated that the cheerful mood of the morning had been replaced with despondency. A car drove by with a young girl sleeping in the backseat.

Three men, wearing dirty jackets and boots, walked towards the bus from a field adjacent to...

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