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Eleven Short Stories = Undici Novelle Chapter Summary & Analysis - It's Not To Be Taken Seriously Summary

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It's Not To Be Taken Seriously Summary

Perazzetti is a well to do man with a very active imagination that often sends him into fits of duck-like laughter. This habit of his has led some to believe he is crazy, but it is only his imagination taking an absurd twist that conjures up images so hilarious to him he cannot help but laugh. For example, while sitting in a restaurant, he imagines people taking on the forms if their "inner beast," the type of animal they resemble in their behavior. He also has a common habit of imagining what people look like as they are using the bathroom.

Whenever Perazzetti is in love and engaged, however, his manners change completely. He suppresses his wild imagination and becomes a perfect gentleman. This lasts until his passion begins to fade and he realizes how he has...

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