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Waterland - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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"Histrionics "

The story returns to 1943, the aftermath of Freddie Parr's death. Mary, at 10 weeks pregnant, and her reaction to the death are the title focus of a short chapter.

"Histrionics" is a play on words, referring both to Tom Crick's reaction to Mary and her views about Freddie Parr's accidental death, and the history itself. It is the only significant section of the work where Tom Crick refers to himself and his actions in the third person.

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