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Free Study Guide for The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

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THE WESTING GAME - LITERARY CRITICISM / NOTES


CHAPTER 22: Losers, Winners

Summary

Saturday morning, Turtle Wexler posts a message on the elevator wall confessing to the bombs, apologizing for what she did, and promising to buy everyone a Chinese dinner when she wins the inheritance. James Hoo feels sorry for Grace Wexler and the situation with her daughters. Madame Hoo is happy, since she knows today is the day Doug has a track meet. She decides to never steal Doug's medals, though she's been stealing for two years to pay for her return to China. Madame Hoo also decides she won't sell the Mickey Mouse clock of Turtle Wexler.

Walking down the hall and to the elevator, Grace resists the idea of going to the track meet with Jake or even attending the Westing house that evening. Jake tries to calm Grace down but she only grows more agitated, inadvertently insulting her husband by implying he's not a real doctor. Grace begins to cry and Jake comforts her, telling her they'll go home. Turtle sees them on the second floor and apologizes again for the bombs, wanting to protect Angela and his mother, who would be even more upset if she knew the truth. Jake tells Turtle and Flora Baumbach to........ .

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Though he remains a secondary figure during much of the Westing game, Douglas Hoo's reason for being - his athletic skill as a runner - finally takes center stage briefly in the story. He is so taken by his victories in this track meet, for the rest of the novel he cares about the Westing game even less than before. There is a stab at family unity among the Hoos as.......J

 

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