The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel - Claude Summary & Analysis

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Claude Summary

Claude is transfixed by the fire, unsure of what to do. He watches Glen and Trudy struggling, and watches Edgar carting out files. Claude had sent the money and the key to Edgar, hoping to frame him for robbery. He knows in order to save himself in Trudy's eyes, he must rescue Edgar. Claude goes to help Edgar get the files out, but he also knows that the bottle of poison is hidden in the file cabinets with the oldest records. It would only be a matter of time before Edgar finds it, he knows.

Claude Analysis

The money, photo, and keys had been sent to Edgar through Essay by Claude, hoping to frame Edgar for theft. Claude's character -as a truly sinister man- is fully on display. He is conniving, vindictive, and uncaring. Claude knows that he must now deal with Edgar...

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