The Shore - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

Sara Taylor
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Chapter 12 is again narrated by Chloe, now a woman in her late 20s. She was convicted of manslaughter for the killing of her stepfather, even though the court determined that it was done in self-defense (which corresponds to full acquittal within U.S. law, so perhaps it was ruled imperfect self-defense). The law also concluded that Bo had killed Cabel Bloxom, and Chloe has never told anyone that she was the one who did it. After her trial Chloe was sent to a juvenile psychiatric hospital for six years, where she suffered from hysterical nightmares, random crying fits, and anxiety issues. Meanwhile, Renee was placed in foster care and entered a rebellious phase during which she “cut all of her hair off and started blaming [Chloe] for everything” and ran away with her boyfriend at 17, since which time Chloe has not heard from her...

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