The Bell Jar - Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3

Esther goes to a luncheon provided by the Food Testing Kitchens for Ladies’ Day, the magazine for which all of the girls work. The lunch was in honor of the twelve girls, but only eleven showed up since Doreen was spending the day with Lenny. Esther is excited about the lunch because she loves food and makes a habit of ordering an array of expensive items when the girls are taken out to lunch on someone’s expense account. Esther, who loves caviar, keeps a bowl all to herself refusing to share with anyone else. She eats the entire bowl before she feels it is safe to turn to chat to Betsy, who is sitting next to her.

Esther recalls the meeting she had with her boss, Jay Cee, that morning. Esther has always succeeded at school and done very well...

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