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Unformatted text preview: This section focuses on Clyde's love for Sondra and his disenchantment with Roberta. After accidentally meeting Clyde one evening, Sondra is so charmed by his attention and so annoyed by Gilbert's indifference that she arranges for Clyde to be invited into her social circle. Much to Gilbert's disgust, his cousin's growing popularity forces the Griffithses to receive him socially. Roberta spends part of the Christmas holidays on her family's drab farm, while Clyde anxiously awaits participating in the activities of the wealthy. Breaking engagements with Roberta, the enamored Clyde dreams of marrying Sondra and of gaining wealth and position. Roberta then discovers that she is pregnant. As causation and chance determine Roberta's pregnancy, so these forces shape other lines of action. The narrator's reference early in this section to a happening destined to bring about an action....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08