Wise Blood - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

The next day, Haze takes his newly fixed car into the country to see how it runs. Suddenly, he hears someone clearing her throat. Hawks' daughter sits up – she had sneaked into the car. At first, Haze is upset with her, but then he changes his tone when he remembers that he is supposed to be seducing her. She climbs into the front seat and starts telling Haze about herself. Her name is Sabbath Lily Hawks and her mother died right after naming her. Her parents were not married, which makes her a bastard. She believes that a bastard cannot enter heaven, so she wonders if it really matters what she does on Earth. Haze is dumbfounded. He cannot figure out how someone who blinded himself could have had a bastard. She confirms that Hawks did not used to believe but that now...

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