Middlesex - Study Guide Book 1, Matchmaking Summary & Analysis

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Cal realizes that once this book is published that he may become the most famous hermaphrodite in history, and he names a few of the other historically famous hermaphrodites. Cal then goes into an argument that he is a better case to study because he was born with the brain chemistry of a male but raised as a girl. Therefore, his situation is a great study of nature versus nurture.

Cal then rewinds the story once again to the summer of 1922. The story begins on the slope of Mount Olympus in Asia Minor with Cal's grandmother, Desdemona. While working in her silkworm cocoonery, she is sure that she feels her heart skip a beat. This feeling will be the genesis of her always feeling ill inside a perfectly healthy body. However, her feelings are understandable, as she has just lost her parents who had been...

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