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

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

Sonya and Ida tell twelve-year-old Ludwig the story of Purim in “Purim Night.” Ludwig told the two he didn’t believe in miracles, especially not those that came about because of sexual relations. Even if Ida and Sonya hadn’t told him the story of Purim, he would have known about it because of the preparations being made for a Purim party. After Ida quit her work for the day of typing letters requesting requisitions and applications for Jews to take refuge in other countries, Ida went to her quarters where she pulled out a bag of cellophane wrappers and began working on her Purim costume. When Sonya left the office she went to check on some things in the camp and then went to her own room. She put on her black dress and was shocked to see that she looked like...

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