A Very Long Engagement - Study Guide Monday Morning Summary & Analysis

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Summary

At ten o'clock on Monday morning, Eleven Newfoundland soldiers march into Bingo. Between the French and the German trenches, these soldiers find the bodies of five men. One is kneeling in a hole, and the youngest one is found nearby, the only one without an injured hand. The Sergeant insists that these men be buried. After they record the names of the fallen soldiers, they bury them together with a small note inside a tobacco tin.

Analysis

While Mathilde’s story has ended, A Very Long Engagement wraps up with the story of the Newfoundland soldiers discovering and burying five men who had been found dead in no-man's-land. One of those men, the one with the identification that matched Manech, did not have an injury to his hand. Mathilde has uncovered the truth, and the story ends where it started, continuing on with the true and final...

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