The Winter of Our Discontent - Chapter Four Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Four Summary

It is Saturday before Easter, and when Ethan awakens he thinks of his Aunt Deborah, and that this is the day Jesus was in Hell fighting the Devil. Eager to get to the store for once, Ethan reflects on how he talks to his wife and she talks to him but they never really listen.

On the way to the store, he runs into the Chief of Police, Stoney, and they discuss a bank robbery in a nearby town. At the store, Ethan feeds the stray cat instead of running it off, and Joey is in the back alley, entering the bank at the back entrance as usual; except this time Joey rigs the door where it does not lock. Joey says they do it all the time, it's just more convenient that way. Joey reiterates his rules of life: money...

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