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Water for Elephants Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8 Summary

Sara Gruen
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Chapter 8 Summary

Jacob wakes in the assisted-living center. The nice nurse is with him again, and Jacob remembers her name is Rosemary, a fact that gives him some relief in knowing that he has not completely lost his mind. Rosemary goes to the window to open the blinds, and Jacob becomes angry. Jacob does not want the blinds opened without Rosemary asking him first. Rosemary is shocked by his outburst, but she does not argue. Rosemary leaves the room and returns a moment later as though she has only just arrived. Rosemary then makes a big show of asking Jacob before doing anything for him. Jacob's family is due to visit that afternoon, so Rosemary helps him take a shower in order to get ready. Jacob is offended by the help that Rosemary feels obligated to provide, but accepts it as part of his imprisonment at the assisted-living center...

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