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Lust Summary
Susan Minot

Everything you need to understand or teach Lust by Susan Minot.

  • Lust Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Lust Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Lust Summary

Plot Summary

Lust and Other Stories is a collection of 12 short stories with the common theme of male-female relationships. The characters in all of the stories contend with the problems caused by a failing or failed relationship where one partner, always the narrator or a primary character, is more heavily invested in the relationship than the other partner. While the other partner usually is not prominently featured in the story, his or her lack of interest in the relationship is always presented as a point of focus and contention in the narratives.

The stories have an intimate, personal feel. The characters are usually sympathetic, and the narrators are usually reliable. The characters and situations are always credible, and the language is precise and well crafted. The style of the collection fits the minimalist tradition, though the author eschews the term for the works. Most of the pieces in the collection...

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