Away - Part 1: July 3, 1924: Apples and Pears Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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Frieda talks about opportunity often, and puts such stock in getting ahead that she isn’t angry when Lillian leaves her shorthanded. Frieda encourages Joe’s interest in Judith, offering Lillian the couch to give her some space from the still-angry Judith if her matchmaking pans out, but Lillian would rather sleep beside a woman that hates her than give Frieda another nickel to sleep alone.

Lillian would happily become Meyer’s mistress, just as any of the other girls would, but he shows no interest in her, so when Meyer invites her to the Royale for cakes and tea, she is understandably confused. In his dressing room she watches as he removes the makeup and changes, allowing Lillian to straighten his shirt before they walk arm-in-arm to the Royale.

Meyer kisses his father’s cheek and holds a chair...

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