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The Neon Bible - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

John Kennedy Toole
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Chapter 5 Summary

The woman at the war plant are having a party and Mother and David decide to attend as well. The factory machines are pushed aside allowing for a dance floor. The women are all wearing light floral dresses with flowers in their hair. A band arrives and soon everyone is dancing. Aunt Mae and another woman begin dancing together. Aunt Mae assumes the man's position, and soon everyone else dancing has retreated, allowing them the entire floor.

Aunt Mae is eventually persuaded to sing for the party. She sings like no one they have ever heard in town before. It was more like the women on the radio and in the movies. Everyone tells Aunt Mae how wonderful it was, and finally after many hours they venture back up the hill to the house. Aunt Mae, with her newfound fame, admits she can be happy here.

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