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The Vacationers - Day Eight Summary & Analysis

Emma Straub
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The day opens with rain, and Franny is angry at the forced rest. On her way downstairs to complain, she glances at herself in the mirror and is shocked to find the enormous bump on her scalp. The group takes to playing Scrabble, at which Lawrence wins easily. Carmen is not having a great time at the game. Also, the vacation is nothing like the last she and Bobby took, which was filled with drinking and sex. She summons Bobby to the kitchen alone and asks again if he has talked to his parents about the money. She reiterates the necessity, adding that she had no idea Jim had lost his job. Bobby seems unclear on what is going on with his parents: “I guess my mom told me, but I wasn’t really listening” (158). He leaves the conversation and Carmen is dissatisfied...

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