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

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

The first letter in the story “Jan Term” is from Josephine’s employer at a story called Forget Me No. It is written to Eleanor Jenkins, Josephine’s teacher. In this letter Josephine’s employer explained Josephine would be late turning in her term paper because her stepmother had walked out on the family and had been gone two months. When she had returned, Josephine’s father had thrown a fit, which included throwing dishes as well as destroying the computer.

The second letter in this story is from Josephine. It describes how she went about putting together her term paper and not having to turn it in as late as she thought she would. She dedicates her paper to her late mother.

In her term paper, Josephine describes her duties at the antique store Forget Me Not. She had wanted to base...

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