Elsewhere (Russo) - “Unsettled,” 131-166 Summary & Analysis

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Russo came to realize that Gloversville was more attractive to his mother while she was away than when she was there. Her relationship with her sister also followed this way of thinking. When she told first Russo what a horrible place she had decided Maine was, he reminded her she had also thought Gloversville was a horrible place when she lived there. She was hoping her sister would evict the renters living in her upstairs apartment to let her live there. Even though she was not able to walk up stairs, Jean seemed to think she would be able to handle stairs in Gloversville. When Russo reminded his mother it was his job to take care of her and she should not ask her nephews to do so, she turned the tables on him by concluding she was a burden.

Years later, with...

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