The Edible Woman - Chapters 13-18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13: The book shifts from a first-person narrative to a third-person account in this chapter. It is as if Marian is writing as though she is no longer actually the same person. Some time has passed since Marian became engaged to Peter and she has no motivation at work and has already begun to exclude herself from office drama and separate herself from the other women who work there. Marian and the three “office virgins” go out to lunch at a more expensive place than usual at Lucy’s suggestion. Marian soon sees that Lucy has dressed up for the occasion and is trying to catch the eyes of businessmen on their lunch breaks. Marian uses the lunch to tell the other three that she is engaged. She tells them to keep it secret from the others at work, as she does not want to...

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