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Waterland - Chapter 50 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 50 Summary

"About Phlegm"

The mucous substance, referred to at a number of points in "Waterland" is given a fuller description in three paragraphs here.

Chapter 50 Analysis

Swift uses this most mundane and unattractive of bodily fluids, part solid and part liquid, to further the metaphor for both human nature and the fen itself.

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