Eileen - The End Summary & Analysis

Ottessa Moshfegh
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Eileen does not leave with any family mementos, thinking about the shifting memories of her house she still has. She remembers the day of her mother's death, her father's reaction and the final state of her mother's frail body. Eileen thinks a bit more about her own body, as she deliberately malnourished it over the years to attain the frail body that her mother was proud of. After leaving X-ville, she plans to pay better attention to her health and gain some weight. For her, Rebecca was the hope to become a better person and accomplish something in life. Now, as an older woman, Eileen spends her days by herself and finds pleasure in life, which is sharp contrast from her first day in New York where she was alone and miserable.

Once she gets home from the Polks', Eileen finds her father...

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