Autobiography of Red - Section 9 Summary & Analysis

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“Autobiography of Red: A Romance”, Part 6, pages 75 – 87 - “Tunnel”: The single sentence at the beginning of this section indicates that “Geryon was packing when the phone rang” (76). Narration then reveals that Geryon is 22, and living apart from his mother. Narration then shows Geryon’s side of a phone conversation with his mother that reveals he’s on his way to visit Argentina and includes a reference to a cowboy saying that suggests going into the unknown feels like a tunnel. He ends by asking her to not smoke too much.

“Aeroplane”: The single sentence at the beginning of this section comments on how it’s always winter in the upper atmosphere. Narration then describes Geryon’s feelings about leaving his life behind: he remembers an experience of seeing a rabid dog killed by its owner. He feels somewhat claustrophobic in the small plane; notes...

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