Eleanor & Park

by: Rainbow Rowell

Chapters 13–18

Summary: Chapter 13

Eleanor

The next day, Eleanor feels much better. She gushes to Park about the Joy Division song “Love Will Tear Us Apart.” When the topic of music has been exhausted, Eleanor doesn’t want them to stop talking, so she strikes up an argument about comic books.

Park

During class, Park stares at Eleanor’s neck.

Eleanor

Eleanor thinks that Kim has a crush on Park.

Park

Park makes a tape that plays “Love Will Tear Us Apart” over and over again. He ransacks every electronic item in his house for batteries.

Summary: Chapter 14

Eleanor

DeNice and Beebi invite Eleanor to eat lunch with them.

Park

During English class, they are comparing Juliet with Ophelia, and Park watches Eleanor.