The Wanting Seed - Part Two, Chapters Six through Ten Summary & Analysis

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Part Two, Chapters Six through Ten Summary

In Chapter Six, Beatrice-Joanna is confronted outside their flat in the Spurgin Building by Tristram, who has been drinking and accuses her of the affair with Derek. He begins to make a scene, but is interrupted by the arrival of factory workers on strike for not receiving enough food. Platoons of greyboys arrive to brutally break up the demonstration, and Tristram is beaten and taken into custody. He tries to tell them Derek is his brother, but they throw him in a cell. In Chapter Seven, Beatrice-Joanna packs lightly, counts her meager funds, and gets on a train to Central London as the first stop on the way north to the home of her sister Mavis and brother-in-law Shonny. Population Police board and question her, but let her go. Chapter Eight shows Tristram in jail with the...

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