Everyman (Philip Roth) - Pages 108 – 146 Summary & Analysis

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The narrative then transitions to when the protagonist is about 50 years old. He begins to find that he is very attracted to the women that he sees around him in his line of work in the advertising business. He has an affair with his 19-year-old secretary at the office. Then, one day, while on a photo shoot in the Caribbean, he meets a 24-year-old Danish model named Merete, who is in the photo shoot. He and Merete begin an affair. One day, he flies to Paris to see her, as she had been doing work in Europe. He tells his wife, Phoebe, that he is going to Paris for work. They continue their affair in Paris, and the protagonist even buys her an extremely expensive diamond necklace. The protagonist receives a phone call from Phoebe, who tells him that his mother has had a...

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