Vernon God Little - Act 2, Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

D.B.C. Pierre
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Act 2, Chapter 11 Summary

Sunday night on the porch, Vernon tries to conjure up Mexico while Mom prays aloud for a side-by-side fridge and Lally back. Kurt barks, setting off the barking circuit, which is fed by the passage of the Bar-B-Chew Barn hayride. When Vernon jokes to break the tension, Mom cusses him as the cause of her misery. Her old, repugnant look is back. She recalls her Papa always predicting she will amount to nothing, just be ornery and ungainly, nothing like sparkling, fresh Betty, who is only later broken down by her own father. Vernon must realize all humans are subject to cause-and-effect, and even Leona is sweet before her first husband turns gay. The only time Mom proves Papa wrong is when star linebacker, Den Gurie, asks her to the prom. However, he then abandons her on the road near a hog farm. Vernon rages...

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