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We Drink the Wine in France Summary
Alice Walker

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We Drink the Wine in France Summary

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The French Professor

An older, very thin man who is balding and has an ulcer. He was in a concentration camp for seven years before his escape to France. Seeing beauty in his surroundings hurts him, and when the pain becomes too much he leaves for some place farther south. He feels very old and that his miserable life is almost over. He is attracted and drawn to a student in his class, Harriet; even though he views her as stupid, he can't stop thinking about her. He lectures himself that he is to old and she is too young and has her whole life ahead of her, but he fantasizes about being with her and giving her all the love he has left. His life story is published in a magazine and he is outraged that they refer to his miserable existence. He is tempted to take Harriet...

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