The Lovely Bones - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Susie recalls being late for school and deciding to sneak out by the back of the stage. As she creeps out, she looks up to see a boy who likes her, Ray Singh. Ray tells Susie she is beautiful. She joins Ray on the scaffold above the stage, and Ray nearly kisses her. They are interrupted by sounds below them.

Teachers are disciplining Ruth Connors for a drawing she has done of a model showing her breasts. The teachers continue to charge that Ruth deliberately ignored the instruction of the class to draw the model without additions. After the teachers leave, Susie climbs down from the scaffold and comforts Ruth.

After seeing the drawing in question, Susie assures Ruth that she is a good artist. Ruth's drawings of nude men and women are not acceptable in junior high, but Susie recognizes them as...

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