Wise Blood - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Haze spends his second evening in Taulkenham walking around downtown until he sees a man who has set up a table to sell potato peelers to the crowd standing around him. He singles out Enoch Emery, a teenaged boy, and uses him to try to warm up the crowd. Across from Haze is a tall man with a scarred face who is wearing a black suit with a black hat and dark glasses.

This man begins moving through the crowd using a white cane, (he is blind) and behind him, a girl begins handing out pamphlets. This angers the salesman and he tries selling a peeler to the blind man (who blows off the salesman). The salesman ups the ante and offers peeled potatoes to the first person who will buy a peeler. The blind man then announces that he is a blind...

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