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This Boy's Life - Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 145-154) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 145-154) Summary and Analysis

Dwight makes the entire family watch TV when the composer Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Orchestra are on. Dwight loves Welk and, when Welk makes fun of his members, specifically the Irish tenor, Joe Feeny, Dwight laughs out loud. Welk has fired several members. Toby says Feeny is singing for his life, which is how Toby feels about his interactions with Dwight. During the shows, Dwight fingers his sax. When he blows on it, it sounds terrible.

Norma moves to Seattle after high school and starts dating Kenneth. She loves Bobby Crow, but will not date him as he is Indian and will stick around the camp. Kenneth is an ambitious Seventh-Day Adventist, but he is also a mean spirited jerk. He loves to pick fights just so he...

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