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The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Chapters 10 – 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10: The narrator says he dreams of betrayal while sleeping in the Hempstock house. However, he cannot remember the dream in detail. He sees the harvest moon in the sky, but he knows it is spring. In the morning, he puts on the strange, old-time clothes the Hempstock women laid out for him. The black kitten greets him with loud mewing. Lettie is not in the house, but she returns soon after the narrator wakes up. She has a basket full of things she has collected. The narrator asks if the Hempstock women are monsters, but Lettie says no. She says that monsters come in all shapes and sizes and monsters are things people fear or should fear. Lettie asks the narrator about what might frighten Ursula.

Lettie takes the narrator out of the house to start the task of sending Ursula back. Lettie...

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