Disgrace - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Even though David realizes that he should stop this pursuit right away, he can't help himself. He does see Melanie as a little girl, as his student, and this excites him. He calls her one Sunday morning, and takes her to lunch before she has the guts to say no. She is very passive at lunch, but he brings her back to his apartment and makes love to her on the living room floor. She is inhibited and quiet throughout the lovemaking, but he finds her very satisfactory and exciting. Their act must have been very quick, for her sweater is just raised up over her breasts and his pants are at his ankles. She quickly gets up without saying anything, dresses, and leaves.

The next day, Melanie is not in class. David sends her flowers. The following day, he sees her waiting...

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