Autobiography of Red - Section 5 Summary & Analysis

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“Autobiography of Red: A Romance”, Part 2, pages 34 - 41 - “Tuesday”: This section begins with a one-line reference to how Tuesdays were Geryon’s favorite day. Then, narration describes how, on alternate Tuesdays when Geryon’s father and brother were at hockey practice, Geryon spent the evening with his mother. One evening, narration says, Geryon made a sculpture (with, among other things, a tomato and some crinkly paper taken from his mother’s purse that he tears up) while his mother talked on the phone with a friend about the friend’s husband. Later, when she’s finished her conversation, Geryon’s mother compliments the sculpture, saying next time, he might want to use a one dollar bill instead of a ten.

“Screendoor”: This section begins with a one-line reference to his mother looking at him as she stands at the ironing board and lights...

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