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The Wasp Factory - The Bomb Circle Summary & Analysis

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The Bomb Circle Summary

Frank begins to think there may be a lot of different people inside him. He sometimes feels guilty for killing his brother and two cousins. He even feels guilty about killing the rabbits in revenge for the rouge rabbit that destroyed his catapult. He acknowledges that he is prejudiced against black people although he has never been around them much. He wishes he could prove that he is not a racist. Part of him does not enjoy the naming ceremony for his new catapult. However those protests are in the minority— for the most part, Frank likes the ceremony because it makes him feel powerful.

As Frank walks to the Bomb Circle he thinks about the motorbike he wants that his father refuses to give him, about the candles and the skulls in the bunker, the many dead animals. He blames all...

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