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Eleven Short Stories = Undici Novelle Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Fly Summary

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Two brothers, Neli and Saro Tortorici, are rushing to the house of the doctor, Sidoro Lopiccolo. Their cousin, Giurlannu Zaru, has been stricken with a sudden illness and they are running to seek the doctor's help.

Sidoro, the doctor, lives with his bedridden wife in a disheveled house with seven children. He listens impatiently to the brothers as they describe their cousin, lying swollen and blackened in a stable at a farm some ten miles away. Sidoro yells that they will have to get a mule for him to ride. Saro runs to get a mule and Neli says he will go get a shave. He is engaged and it is Sunday, the day he spends with his young fiance. Neli knows his fiance will be upset that he will miss their date, but he must help his cousin, who is also engaged.

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