In Our Time - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Memoir--The crowd in the stands at the bullfight is in an uproar, throwing objects into the ring--bread, cushions, and leather wine bottles. The matador is having a bad day, and the bull keels over from much bad sticking and has be put out of its misery by one of the assistants. Then, some of the people in the stands come into the ring and cut off the matador's cue to show their contempt. Later at the cafy, the matador is there, and he tells the narrator it's not the first time that such a thing has happened, and he confesses that he's not a very good bullfighter.

Story--The central character in this story, "Out of Season," is a young American who remains nameless throughout. He is staying at a hotel in Italy with his young wife, and he hires a local man named Peduzzi to take him...

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