The novel “The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears” is full of references to books and book titles and reading. Chapter 12 moves from the store, its delayed openings, to Naomi, to thinking about buying Christmas presents, to walking to Georgetown Mall, to thinking a bit his brother, back to books, to the dedication of Judith’s own book, to choosing presents for Naomi, to wrapping presents, to a stark description of Logan Circle (162-63), to picking up a prostitute and letting her leave with the bottle of perfume. This is a summary of the sequence of events in the chapter delivered in a stream of consciousness form characteristic of the novel as a whole.
What is/are the main theme/s that appear in this chapter? How are they related to each other? How does this chapter relate to the novel as a whole. What was your favorite part of this chapter, if any. If none, why not. Do you think that the stream of consciousness style works in this chapter?
The question belongs to Sociology and it discusses about the novel “The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears”, chapter 12 where one of the character’s emotions have been discussed. The main theme of the chapter has been discussed in the solution in detail.
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