Hunger - Study Guide Part 3, pages 168-184 Summary & Analysis

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On Tuesday, the narrator meets Ylayali outside her apartment. She tells him that her mother is out and that it's the servant girl's night off. The narrator takes her hint and suggests that they go upstairs. The narrator is nervous, and the girl acts coy but flirtatious. She notices his sore foot, but he says it is nothing. The two finally exchange names. She tells him that he looked in an awful state the last time they met, and he confesses that he's poor. She says that she's poor, too.

Ylayali accuses the narrator of being too timid and goads him into being more aggressive, while she evades his grasp. Finally, he kisses her, and he begins unbuttoning her shirt. When he's clumsy, she helps him unbutton them. She notices that the narrator's hair is falling out. She thinks that it's because he...

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