The Winter of Our Discontent - Chapter Eight Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Eight Summary

Ethan remembers killing small animals as a child and young man, hunting rabbits and ducks and squirrels. But the war retired his appetite for killing; Mary asked him to get rid of rabbits in the garden and he does, but it made him physically ill.

Ethan decides to go for a walk that evening, and Mary says she will not wait up. He goes to see Danny. Ethan asks Danny if he would go to the hospital to get better if Ethan made all the arrangements. Danny says to never trust a drunk. Danny says someone else was just there asking him to sign something, and Ethan figures out it was Baker, asking Danny to sign away Taylor Meadow. Ethan works it out that the meadow is the only true flat land and that Baker and his associates must want to...

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