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Chapter Plot Themes Characters Aspects of Narrative Quotations

1 R talks about her words on death after Birth Roseanne Flashback of past and piano "with every death it ends" like the rats,
(3-14) her father's words on life. We are Death/ Mother sessions her mother,…

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the asylum and then we get to know R's Dialogue (conversations) "you have been here these many years, I
view of DG. Dual narrative of R and DG should think maybe even so"

4 R and JK engage in conversation and JK + R's John…

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conversation with her father about Religion R's viewpoint- thought her "...what the `oh' signified, neither of us
Lavelle. R then mentions her mother and Truth father was miserable know" her personal life (her family)
how perfect she was; R's religious Masculinity Flashback of Willie's death…

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married to him (even though he's a Love Roseanne Setting: Sligo town/Ireland her fate at this point is uncontrollable as
50-year-old) and he brings the proposal Intimacy Mr Comparison: "mourners are her father is dead and her mother is in
in the form of "gifts."…

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(131-143 her father-in-law. R tucks her mother into Being a Billy Mayerl R's voice "look under the loose board" to find
) bed after her father's death. R tells her stranger Quaker Flashbacks her recounts
story to Mrs Prunty. DG recounts R's early Disguise family…

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after reading his deposition more and Music Roseanne Dialogue
more. DG finds that R's father was an WW1 fighters Father
alcoholic and also doubts Fr Gaunt as to Omniscience Willie
how he knows all the details. DG doesn't Forgiveness Lavelle
know whether he should assert…

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while before being caught by FG who
assumes that they were both being
unfaithful. R goes home and explains
how Tom frightens her. R is left in the hut.

17 R is still in the hut two days later without Restriction Roseanne R's voice "as…

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he talks to her about his death sentence. Elevation (planes) Symbolism of lacking in "taken the oxygen out of the Sligo air"
R learns of the hospital/asylum's (planes) basics such as air Symbolic? Unable to breathe? Is R feeling
demolition. She then re-reads her papers…

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21 DG visits Sligo Asylum where R was Grief Dr Grene DG's voice "professional man though I am"
(279-306 before Roscommon to find out more Discovery Roseanne Setting: Sligo Town/ Sligo Workaholic DG
) about R's past. DG gets Percy Quinn's Climax Fr Gaunt Mental…

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watches old building being blown up and Angellic Percy Quinn Dialogue "stealing something that didn't belong to
"angel" JK. DG goes to Sligo to see Percy Emotions Bet R maybe died? me" R didn't belong to him, he never
Quinn and tells him that R…

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