The Night Ocean - Part 2: An Antecedent and a Horror (Chapters 4-6) Summary & Analysis

Paul La Farge
This Study Guide consists of approximately 63 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Night Ocean.
This section contains 1,126 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Night Ocean Study Guide

Summary

In Chapter 4, we learn that Barlow visited Lovecraft later that year when they met in New York. Lovecraft writes about editing one of Barlow's stories, which he calls "mediocre" (45). The next summer, in 1935, Lovecraft returns to Florida to stay with Barlow and his family again. This time Barlow's father is there, but he and Lovecraft get along well. Lovecraft and Barlow continue their sexual relationship without the knowledge of anyone else, and Barlow's parents ask Lovecraft to stay after the summer to help Barlow with his college applications, an offer Lovecraft accepts. Lovecraft and Barlow make a few trips to a beautiful place called Black Water Creek, where Barlow begins to notice that Lovecraft is not as excited about writing anymore. Lovecraft gets a job at a historical society, where Barlow visits him and jokes about being...

(read more from the Part 2: An Antecedent and a Horror (Chapters 4-6) Summary)

This section contains 1,126 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Night Ocean Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Night Ocean from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook