Love in Infant Monkeys - Chapter 1: Sexing the Pheasant Summary & Analysis

Lydia Millet
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Using third person limited point a view, a narrator told the story of Madonna's first pheasant kill during a hunt on her English estate. The bird fell from the sky and landed on her foot. The image of the dead bird upset her; she had not expected to see blood squirting from its beak. Until this moment, Madonna had not ever really paid attention to birds of any kind. She remembered that her closest contact with a bird previously was a music reviewer's comparison of her to a screeching harpy. She recalled that she had to go to the library to look up the comparison, discovering that it was a monster that had the head of a woman and the claws of a bird.

Her mind wandered while the bird lay dying on her boot. She recalled telling Larry King on...

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