Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories - “Settlers” Summary & Analysis

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

Retired teacher Peter Loy boarded a bus early one Saturday morning in the story “Settlers” to visit the family of a former student. He was so close to the family that Meg, the mother in the family, had even offered to let Peter live with them. Peter was happy on his way to the Wren’s house. He liked Meg and enjoyed talking to her even though he wasn’t sure if she understood literature to the extent he did. He considered their family as his own. He even thought about the ways in which he could help them if he were to live with them. He would be able to drive the children to school, freeing up Meg so she could work at home. Peter even envisioned leaving the money he had inherited from his aunt to Jack and Meg’s children.

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