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Waterland - Study Guide Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 36 Summary

"Le Jour de Gras"

Tom Crick tells his history class, in three paragraphs, of the work of the guillotines, the terror and the horror of death in the French Revolution, and asks the rhetorical question - would they prefer a fairy tale instead?

Chapter 36 Analysis

Crick paints the image of History as relentless and unstoppable; stories and fairy tales are a form of escape from it.

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