Eleven Short Stories = Undici Novelle - Study Guide Think It Over, Giacomino! Summary & Analysis

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Professor Agostino Toti's wife Maddalena has been crying and miserable for three days. She is much younger than he, about twenty-six years old, and he himself is short, bald, fat and about seventy. He does not fool himself that she is truly in love with him. She was poor when he married her, but he had the prospect of a full pension from his teaching position to leave her. She also later inherited a large sum from a brother, which Toti has put away for her after his death. Professor Toti is "philosophical" about everything. He has made concessions for his wife and he feels entitled to have her in a good mood.

Professor Toti has not only decided to benefit his young wife, but also a young man, Giacomino Pugliese, a handsome former student of his. Toti gets him a...

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