The Loney - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Michael Hurley
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The narrator unpacked Hanny’s things for him and bathed him, allowing him to bring a stuffed mallard duck left by the taxidermist into the bath. Hanny was uncooperative when the narrator dried him off, and the narrator realized Hanny was disappointed that they had to stay at the house. As he and Hanny were going to bed, the narrator noticed two farmers walking across the lawn. Hanny suddenly got out of bed and began rubbing his hands over the wood floor and knocking it with his knuckles. At first the narrator was perplexed by this behavior, but then realized that Hanny was looking for the knothole in the floorboards where they had previously stored things they did not want Mummer to see. Hanny lifted the board and retrieved a penknife, the pornography from Billy Tapper, and half a dozen stuffed rats. When he...

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