Difficult Loves - Study Guide Stories of Love and Loneliness, Section 3. The Adventure of a Nearsighted Man; & The Adventure of a Poet Summary & Analysis

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In "The Adventure of a Nearsighted Man," Amilcare Carruga is a bachelor who feels that the savor has gone out of life, and he no longer can delight in his surroundings. This problem is solved when he gets glasses and discovers a magical world of visual details which have been hidden from him, up to this point. Amilcare takes a trip to his hometown, which he has avoided for years, looking forward to seeing anew the place that has been so familiar to him. When he sees several people from his past, he realizes that no one recognizes him with his glasses on, so he tries taking them off. Now, others recognize him, but he...

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