Eileen - Tuesday Summary & Analysis

Ottessa Moshfegh
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Eileen talks about her stunted emotional growth during those years, as the violence occurring at Moorehead against the boys never registers with the young Eileen because she is always consumed with herself. Instead of her typical Tuesday, where she would plan an escape from X-ville and fantasize about Randy, she focuses her energies on thinking about Rebecca, who is the new hope of her life. Dressing specially for the occasion, Eileen and Rebecca exchange banter again in front of the locker, with the former desperately trying to keep up with the charm and wit of the latter. Eileen notices her fur coat and customized cigarette case which has her initials. Rebecca smokes Pall Malls, with the pack having the quote "Per aspera ad astra," and Eileen takes one, not able to hold in the smoke without coughing. Rebecca sees her teeth and is consumed...

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