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Tender is the Night

Tender is the Night

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Tender is the Night Book One, Chapter Eleven Summary

  • Campion wants Rosemary to go to the duel with him. She asks why he doesn’t take Dumphrey, and Campion says Dumphrey’s mad at him.
  • Elsie tells Rosemary to go too, though she doesn’t want to. She considers it a sad spectacle.
  • Campion is irritatingly excited about the duel, but is afraid watching it will make him ill.
  • Rosemary feels pity for McKisco and "hatred" for Barban.
  • The two men fire, but both shots miss. Barban wants to go again, but is dissuaded.

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