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Pnin - Chapter Four Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Four Summary

Victor, Dr. Eric Wind and Liza's son, uses fantasies about being the son of some great, though distant, king in order to escape the boredom of his everyday life at St. Bart's school. Liza has left Dr. Wind and is preparing to marry the Englishman she had mentioned already to Pnin, facts which inconveniently intrude upon Victor's much more exciting life of fantasy. Victor is a peculiar child who troubles his parents somewhat, though not on account on any troublesome behavior, but rather because he is exceptionally untroublesome. For a teenage boy he is strangely restrained and responsible and shows none of the signs of Freudian neurosis that both of his psychoanalytic parents are constantly on the lookout for. Even while he is still young, he shows a great amount of artistic talent, though once again, what perhaps should be a...

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