Nine Stories - Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut Summary & Analysis

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Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut Summary

It is nearly three pm as Mary Jane, after having gotten a little lost, arrives at Eloise's house. Mary Jane has part of the day off work, and is visiting Eloise for lunch. She is late. Eloise tells her that the lunch was burned, and Mary Jane responds that she had stopped for something to eat on the way, anyway. It is winter, and it has been snowing.

The women are former college roommates with a particularly strong connection which comes from the fact that neither one graduated. Eloise had left school after being caught in an elevator with a soldier, and Mary Jane left college to get married to an airman. Mary Jane's marriage had lasted three months.

They sit down in Eloise's living room and begin to drink highball cocktails, falling into an easy conversation...

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