Winter in the Blood - Part 1, Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 16 Summary

The narrator wakes the next morning after having odd dreams, hung over and all his possessions missing except for the clothes he is wearing. The narrator gets dressed and remembers robbing the drunk the day before, and he is curious as to whether the man is looking for him. The narrator leaves the hotel in a hurry.

Part 1, Chapter 16 Analysis

The narrator wakes, hung over with little memory of the night before, a parallel between him and his father's habit of drinking. This symbolizes a life and, perhaps, a death similar to that of his father. The narrator remembers the man he robbed and feels remorse, touching on the theme of guilt, but is more concerned with the possibility of getting caught.

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