Wise Blood - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Enoch Emery knows it in his blood that something is about to happen. He knows that it started happening when he showed the man in the glass case to Haze. He knows something is going to happen because he starts doing strange things. He starts saving his pay, cleaning, and brightening his room. He washes all the furniture and even ends up painting the bottom cabinet of his washstand. He decides that is because it will be used for something even though he does not know exactly what yet.

Enoch know that he cannot rush his blood into telling him what to do, so he waits. For a week, his blood is "in a secret conference with itself" and just tells him once and a while what to do. On the day that Enoch knows something is going to happen, he decides he...

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