The Winter of Our Discontent - Chapter Six Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Six Summary

Ethan is thinking about decisions and how he traditionally makes them. He believes that a man is changing all the time. Ethan believes that he has always been a "good man".

He begins to acknowledge there are a lot of "good men" in the town doing questionable acts, such as fixing tickets, selling items at an inflated price, using their privileged knowledge to buy land, and more. He believes that he needs to set aside time to think about what do to do about the events in recent days, then realizes the decision has already been made. He reflects upon the day, and how people he saw every day had looked upon him differently now that he was exhibiting some confidence.

His thoughts turn to Danny Taylor, but Ethan does not want to think about Danny right now, so he uses...

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