Welcome to the Monkey House - The Lie Summary & Analysis

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The Lie Summary

The Remenzel family is taking their son, Eli, to Whitehill Academy, where he will be attending high school. Every Remenzel for generations has gone there. The school is not letting in more boys on scholarship, including thirty African boys. Eli knows he failed the entrance examination and has not told his parents yet. On the road, the Remenzels pass a car with the Doctor's old classmate inside.

The family pulls into a small inn, where they will have dinner before heading to campus. Eli fidgets nervously as he watches many other boys his age enter with their families. When the Whitehall head master, Dr. Donald Warren, enters the dining room, Eli bolts out of the place. Dr. Warren is forced to tell the Remenzels that Eli was not admitted. Dr. Remenzel is furious and gets up, determined to beg the committee...

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