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Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders - How Do You Think it Feels? and My Life Summary & Analysis

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How Do You Think it Feels? and My Life Summary

In "How Do You Think it Feels?" the narrator has fallen in love with a woman much younger than himself called Becky. He has a wife and twin daughters but is prepared to leave them for Becky. One day he tells her so, and she tells him that he is no fun any longer and that their relationship is over. She goes into her room and locks her door. The narrator remains in her flat, getting drunk and moping. He finds some Plasticine and moulds it into the shape of a gargoyle, which he thinks of as his protector against falling in love with beautiful women, and from ever feeling anything again. He puts the gargoyle on his chest and sleeps. When he wakes he returns to...

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