Chapter 55 MacGowan is a clerk at a pharmacy He sees Dewey Dell enter finds her

Chapter 55 macgowan is a clerk at a pharmacy he sees

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Chapter 55 MacGowan is a clerk at a pharmacy. He sees Dewey Dell enter, finds her attractive, and pretends to be the doctor. Dewey Dell asks him, again indirectly, about getting an abortion. MacGowan decides to take advantage of the situation. While nothing is explicit, it seems he’s asking her to have sex with him as payment, in addition to the ten dollars she brought from Lafe. Dewey Dell seems to agree, implicitly. McGowan gives her turpentine and asks her to return at 10pm for the rest of the remedy. Dewey Dell returns at 10pm with Vardaman, whom she leaves waiting on the curb outside. MacGowan gives her capsules he has filled with talcum powder and leads her down to the basement. Chapter 56 Vardaman waits outside while Dewey Dell is in the pharmacy. He keeps thinking about Darl, his brother, who is going to Jackson because he is crazy. Vardaman notices a cow across the street. No one else is out at night. Vardaman thinks about the train set in the window they passed. After a long time, Dewey Dell comes out, cursing the "doctor" and saying that she knows it won’t work. Vardaman wants to know what won’t work, but Dewey Dell just answers that they should go back to their hotel. Chapter 57 Darl talks in the third person about himself, wondering why Darl keeps laughing. As he is being taken away to the insane asylum, he looks back and sees his family by the wagon. Dewey Dell, Cash, and Vardaman are eating bananas. Chapter 58 Anse finds the ten dollars that Dewey Dell was going to use for an abortion.
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