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Tracks - Chapter 8, Pauline Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, Pauline Summary

Pauline is lamenting about the devils in the "boiling-over kettles." The Mother Superior has wrapped Pauline's burned hands. Pauline feels sorry for herself and thinks God has no pity for her. She sees a man carrying a bag of forks, scissors, and needles. He sticks them in her skin. She asks if he is the Christ. He laughs and says he is the "Light of the World." She remembers the devil can recite the Bible. She is weak in bed and cannot make him go out the window, or even see if he has a tail. When he hears someone outside the room, he flies away. He tells her they will meet in the desert.

Sister Saint Anne feeds her. Pauline spits the food out. Pauline figures it must have been Satan sticking things in her and poisoning her because Pauline...

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