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The Wasp Factory Chapter Summary & Analysis - Running Dog Summary

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Running Dog Summary

Frank is angry at Eric for going insane. Insanity is for women—it is a weak reaction to strife. A real man can handle the challenges of life. Eric has too much woman in him. Frank spends the very hot day exploring the island, checking the coast for any goodies from the sea and checking the dump for the same. He rests against a tree as he pans his binoculars along the horizon. He spots a boarded up holiday home near the coast. Then on a distant hill he sees an animal figure on fire running wildly along the turf. He loses sight of the animal and goes after it on foot. He finally finds the animal, a dog, resting in a creek. The dog is badly burned so Frank uses his catapult to put it out of its misery. He buries the dog...

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