The New Confessions - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

In Chapter Seven, John returns home but finds no one waiting to meet him at the station. He has imagined a hero's welcome but says he looks more like he was released from a Salvation Army. He walks from Waverly Station to his father's apartment where only Oonagh is at home. She says he's missed lunch and John screams out that he doesn't want lunch. When his father comes home, he points out that John has aged, a comment that makes John angry, then says that John's timing leaving school was unfortunate in that Innes had to pay for the entire semester. John says he later hopes his father's reaction is merely an effort to cover up his emotions at John's return, but he isn't convinced. John talks to Oonagh a great deal but her only real interest in his stories comes when...

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