The Secret History - Book II, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Book II, Chapter 6 Summary

Book II begins with Richard stating he does not believe he is an evil person. Although Richard never considered himself to be a good person, he never considered himself to be a particularly bad one either. There seems to be no real explanation about what happened at the ravine. Richard believes that no one in the group is actually bad but that the events occurred the way they did due to weakness or an overexposure to Greek prose.

Richard offers no specific details regarding Bunny's murder except to say that it was fast and that the act would haunt Richard for many years to come. On the day of the murder, the group has little contact with one another. Richard is increasingly nervous and can't sit still. At his wits end, Richard decides to go to Judy's room. Judy...

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