Portrait of a Couple at Century's End Summary
Sherod Santos

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Portrait of a Couple at Century's End Summary

“Portrait of a Couple at Century's End” contrasts the private pain of contemporary life to the awareness of global strife. Its author, Sherod Santos, does not give a detailed view of the couple mentioned in the title but instead looks at their situation in only the most general terms. He presents them as the sort of anonymous people who live all over America in warm, respectable homes and commute to jobs that distract...

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