The Sea - Section 2: Part 1 (pp. 101-119) Summary & Analysis

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Section 2: Part 1 (pp. 101-119) Summary

Section 2 of the novel begins with the narrator's recollection of how he, Chloe and Myles spent much of their time together swimming in the sea, and of how he (the narrator) had the habit of swimming long distances on his own, exasperating those waiting for him on the beach, Chloe in particular. After a brief description of Chloe's sharp-edged physical appearance, and after recalling how a particularly boorish boy at the Field (where the narrator and his parents stayed) described her as having green teeth, the narrator wonders why he cannot recall her in greater detail (see "Quotes," p. 104-105). He then describes the moment at which his passion for Chloe became actualized - he tells how they went to the local moving picture house one stormy Sunday afternoon, kissed while the reels of film were being...

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