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Can't and Won't - Section Two: The Grandmother, The Dreadful Mucamas, Reversible Story, A Woman, Thirty Summary & Analysis

Lydia Davis
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The Grandmother

This is another dream that the author had where she was visited by two elderly people, one whom is carrying a peach tart. The old woman has to be helped into the house, and she tells the old man that she likes his teeth. There is another man there too that shouts in the old woman’s face, but it doesn’t even seem to faze her. She just keeps eating cashews. Later, at the nursing home the old woman spits out what she thinks is a bad cashew, but in reality, it was her hearing aid, which she has been chewing on the whole afternoon…and is why she didn’t hear all of the commotion from the older men.

The Dreadful Mucamas

In this story the narrator has moved...

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