LITB1 Enduring Love Revision cards key events

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  • Created on: 16-01-13 16:14

Chapter 1

  • Picnic and Balloon Accident
  • John Logan is killed
  • "The beginning is simple to mark"
  • "This was the moment,this was the pinprick on the time map"
  • "We turned to look across the field and saw the danger.Next thing , I was running towards it"
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Chapter 2

  • Joe properly meets Jed
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Chapter 3

  • Jed rings Joe at the end and Joe lies to Clarissa
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Chapter 4

  • Joe thinks he sees Jed at the library by his trainers
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Chapter 6

  • Joe tells Clarissa about Jed
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Chapter 8

  • Joe contacts the police
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Chapter 9

  • Clarissa's pseudo narration
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Chapter 11

  • Jed's first letter to Joe
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Chapter 12

  • Clarissa doubts Jed and after she has left he searches her study
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Chapter 13

  • Joe visits Mrs Logan
  • He associates Jed with De Clerambaults syndrome
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Chapter 16

  • Jed's second letter to Joe
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Chapter 18

  • Joe returns to the Police but they still take no action
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Chapter 19

  • Restaurant shooting where the wrong man is killed instead of Joe
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Chapter 20

  • The policeman doubts Jed's sanity- questions about event, ice cream etc
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Chapter 21

  • Joe meets an old friend to purchase a gun from an unstable household
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Chapter 22

  • Jed entered the house and tied Clarissa to a chair demanding Joe comes back
  • Jed puts a knife to his own throat asking for forgiveness
  • Joe shoots him
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Chapter 23

  • Clarissa'a letter to Joe discussing their relationship and possible future
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Chapter 24

  • The ending of the main narrative
  • Mrs Logan and her children, Joe, Clarissa and a few others go on a picnic and Mrs Logan discovers her husband was faithful to her
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Appendix I

  • Scientific report
  • Re tells whole story in an objective narrative form 
  • Name of scientists are an Anagram for Ian McEwan
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Appendix II

  • Letter from Jed in a mental hospital
  • "Send me a new message soon" the 'new' could imply Joe has been sending Jed letters
  • "I don't care if it takes me a lifetime'
  • Last word and overall ending of the text is "Jed" -symbolic, whilst he is alive will he always have the last word?
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