Brief Interviews with Hideous Men - Yet Another Example of the Porousness of Certain Borders (XI) Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 56 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.
This section contains 495 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Study Guide

Summary

This short story is the first of three short stories in the collection that share the same name, except for a different numeral at the end. As is the case with the numbered collection of “Brief Interviews,” the numbers (or, specifically, Roman numerals) given to this sequence of three short stories are also seemingly random.

An unnamed and unidentified narrator describes an intense and recurring dream where they suddenly realize that they are blind, and suddenly and deeply depressed by being blind. The narrator then describes waking up from the dream – they have normal sight abilities – and crying, and then being distressed while describing the dream to their girlfriend. The narrator then describes how the resulting day at work is effectively ruined by their continuing ruminations on the dream: the narrator is acutely aware of...

(read more from the Yet Another Example of the Porousness of Certain Borders (XI) Summary)

This section contains 495 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.