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Can't and Won't - Section Three: The Chairs, My Friend’s Creation, The Piano, The Party Summary & Analysis

Lydia Davis
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The Chairs

This is another letter from Flaubert. His friend has told him that one can tell a great deal by observing the personal chairs that parishioners sit in each Sunday. He describes various chairs and people who sit in them.

My Friend’s Creation

This is a dream that the author had where four Egyptian goddesses are in profile on a hill near a clearing. There is a large pole and a man with a pipe sits at the top of the pole, and plays and sings for people. Her friend says that she created him and asks the author what she should have him sing for her.

The Piano

This is a dream that the author had that involved an old piano. They are looking for a new piano because the...

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