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Winesburg, Ohio - Departure Summary & Analysis

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Departure Summary

George Willard arises early for his journey. More than a dozen people are on the train platform for his send-off. George's height now exceeds that of his father. All of the attention embarrasses him. Helen White runs down Main Street to have a word with him, but he has already gotten on the train and does not see her. George glances up and down the car to make sure no one is looking and then counts his money, after his father warns him to keep track of it. George does not want to appear an inexperienced traveler.

Off to experience life's adventures, George slips into reverie. His focus isn't on monumental events, but on small items. George is a dreamer, and at first glance, he does not appear to be especially smart. Leaning back, he shuts his eyes. Later he looks out the window, where the town...

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