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Lust - The Swan in the Garden Summary & Analysis

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The Swan in the Garden Summary

"The Swan in the Garden" is narrated from a third-person omniscient point of view, but it is focused on the experience of Evelyn, the primary female character. The story describes the relationship between two characters, Evelyn and Albert Nastro, but begins with a scene in which they are not present. In the opening scene, Mrs. Godwin sits with her husband and son, both named Bob, in their mansion. The three characters discuss Evelyn ("Evie") and Albert's relationship. Mrs. Godwin is Evelyn's aunt and has helped raise Evelyn since Evelyn's mother abandoned her family. Bob, the son attending law school, has just driven from school to his home with Evelyn and Albert. He tells Mrs. Godwin, his mother, that Evelyn and Albert have been a couple for about a year and that this is his first...

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