The Loney - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Michael Hurley
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The narrator mentions that he has not told Doctor Baxter about Moorings or the Loney, but that the doctor has noticed he is “harboring a lot of negativity from the past" (74). Since the narrator works in a museum, he feels that he lives in the past in some ways.

Shifting back to the story of the retreat, the narrator says that the group spent the next week trapped inside Moorings, waiting for the rain to stop. The group became restless from spending so much time inside, and each member found a separate task to occupy themselves. Only Father Bernard exited the house, taking Monro on a long walk. When he returned, Mummer informed him that Father Wilfred typically held prayer services throughout the day to prevent the parishioners from focusing on their hunger while fasting. Mrs. Belderboss encouraged Mummer to be more lenient with...

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