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The Wasp Factory Chapter Summary & Analysis - A Bunch of Flowers Summary

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A Bunch of Flowers Summary

Frank recalls that his decision to kill his cousin Esmerelda was because he had knocked off two male relatives and that her death would serve to balance things out a bit. Nine-year-old Frank plots to kill her with a kite. He constructs a large kite painted with a large red dog. He literally straps Esmerelda's arms onto the strings of the kite. It is so large, that the brisk wind lifts the kite and the little girl into the air. As she screams and struggles, Frank runs after her, pretending to try to save her—just in case anyone is watching.

He is aware that the police and his relatives may suspect him since two other children had died in his custody in recent years although he had never been blamed for their deaths. He rubs sand in his eyes...

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