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

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

In the short story “The Coat,” Sonya became obsessed with a man’s coat that she found in an armoire in the apartment in which she and Roland lived once they returned to New York from London. They’d visited London to see the destruction done to the city by the war after the displaced persons camp at which they’d worked after the war closed. During their visit to London, Roland suffered a heart attack. Once they were back in America they rented an apartment from a wealthy woman. While hanging up a tuxedo they had bought for Roland to wear when giving speeches about the work he’d done overseas, Sonya found the old fashioned men’s coat. She began pulling it out of the closet and keeping it close to her when Roland was not at the apartment. She also...

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