The World According to Garp - Mrs. Ralph Summary & Analysis

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Mrs. Ralph Summary

Later that same night, Garp sneaks over to Mrs. Ralph's house because of a nagging feeling that Duncan is in danger there. Peeking in the windows of the house, Garp can see Duncan and Ralph asleep in the living room while the TV plays. Suddenly Mrs. Ralph appears in Garp's view, having fallen down inebriated. Mrs. Ralph's state of undress embarrasses Garp who walks around to the front of the house and enters by the door as if he had just arrived.

Mrs. Ralph seeks Garp's help in removing a young man from her upstairs bedroom, after which Garp returns to Mrs. Ralph's bedroom where he and Mrs. Ralph display their genitals to each other. Garp is strangely attracted to Mrs. Ralph but leaves her bedroom and begins to wash dishes to kill some time so that he can wake Duncan...

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