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The Man Who Loved Children - Study Guide Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, Part 3: Henny Downtown.

Henny goes into the heart of Washington, DC, what she refers to as "downtown." Henny likes it when there are lots of people on the streets so that she can blend in, hide the tattered and dirty dress; hide the fact that she is poor.

Henny laments that she has no friends and yet she is meeting an old friend - Bert Anderson, a man she has known for years. The relationship between Bert and Henny is mysterious and strange. There seems to be no physical or romantic attraction. Instead, Henny uses Bert as a sounding board. Bert's character is light and pleasing which cheers Henny.

Henny complains about Sam's great ego, having no money, and her relationship with Louisa. In Henny's mind, Louisa is a brat and a monster. Henny feels that she was tricked when she married Sam. Now...

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