Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

Mother: He hasn't been laid up in fifteen years…
Keller: Except my flu during the war.
Mother: Huhh?
Keller: My flu, when I was sick during… the war. (2.448-451)

Whoops. George smells Kate's misstep right away. The Kellers' enthusiastic attempts at healing this rift crash and burn.

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