Chilly Scenes of Winter Summary
Ann Beattie

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Chilly Scenes of Winter Summary

Beattie maintains that her work is about chaos. In those terms Charles is controlling the disillusionment of his life and times by engaging in a romantic quest. Chaos is the consequence of overexpectations created by too much personal freedom and not enough historical awareness, stereotyped characteristics of the members of the 1960s generation. Charles has never really wanted anything until he wants Laura.

In the 1970s his cohorts have lost all...

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