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Can't and Won't - Section 4: Odon von Horvath Out Walking, On the Train, The Seals, Learning Medieval History Summary & Analysis

Lydia Davis
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Odon von Horvath Out Walking

A man named Odon finds a skeleton while he is out walking. He assumes that the skeleton was a hiker that had gotten lost and died still wearing his knapsack. He decides to find out who the hiker was and opens the rucksack. In the sack is a postcard that says he is having a wonderful time.

On the Train

The narrator is a man traveling in a common area, much like a bus, train, or plane area. His seat mate, another man, and he observe two women who are talking loudly. Both men frown and pass silent judgment on the women as they are showing bad manners. Later, the narrator looks over at his seat mate and notices that he is picking his nose. The...

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