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My Life - Section 3: Like plump birds along the shore, The inevitable sentiment is a preliminary & What memory is not a 'gripping' thought Summary & Analysis

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Section 3: Like plump birds along the shore, The inevitable sentiment is a preliminary & What memory is not a 'gripping' thought Summary

In "Like plump birds along the shore," summers are spent in a rainy fog, and the desert-like mirages are the narrator's souvenirs from her unstable adventures. The sky droops, and she is hypnotized by the waves. Things are so much the same day-to-day that she can generalize about the things her family "always" did. Upstairs, where the windows are kept open, she meets the astonishing figure of her younger self. The obvious analogy is with music, but the book is protection because it has a better plot. The vanishing, vernal day lays on the low horizon as it loses balance.

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