The Recognitions - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

Stanley boards a ship filled with pilgrims on a trip to see the pope, including Father Martin and the woman who made an attempted suicide jump. His female stowaway goes unnoticed as the ship plunges up and down in rough waters, making most passengers seasick. Stanley gets into an argument with the woman as the ship pitches violently from side to side. In anger, he shoves her and she falls against the steel bulkhead, which drives her crucifix into her shoulder. In a panic, Stanley gets a cold damp wash cloth and places it to her head. She opens her eyes as he removes the crucifix. She takes it and throws it at him telling him she wants no part of his "terrible little man with nails in him.' Stanley gets her to take two sleeping pills and he listens to her...

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