The Secret History - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

While Bunny did not have a tremendous number of friends at school it seems that everyone knew him and was mourning his death. Everyone seemed to have a story or comment about Bunny, and even people who didn't know him well sobbed and claim to be devastated about his loss. Richard talks about the college's propensity toward hysteria and how Bunny's death only encouraged this trend. Richard believed that in some way the "formulaic expression of homage and death" was a sort of isolated phenomenon.

Richard begins to think that perhaps his annoyance and anger with Bunny was misplaced. It is obvious that people really did like Bunny. However, when somebody dies, that person's character seems to become exaggerated. Richard cannot deny that Bunny always offered a sense of color and entertainment to any event or place. Each member of the group reacts...

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