Water for Elephants - Study Guide Chapters 19-20 Summary & Analysis

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Elderly Jacob learns it is time for his family to come. Jacob is excited because he is looking forward to going to the circus. Jacob changes his shirt and allows Rosemary to push him to the lobby, so he and his family can leave the moment they arrive. However, Jacob waits past the time the show is due to begin, and his family fails to show. Rosemary calls family members and learns that Jacob's son was supposed to come that day but forgot and made other plans. Jacob is disappointed, so Rosemary tries to console him. However, when Jacob learns that Rosemary will be leaving the center for good after that day's shift, he is inconsolable. Jacob sits alone in the lobby mulling over his friendless future.

Young Jacob meets up with Marlena as she is starting into town in search of a hotel room...

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