Pond: A Novel - A Little Before Seven Summary & Analysis

Claire-Louise Bennett
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The narrator in "A Little Before Seven," has an epiphany about how she approaches men and love and romance. While cleaning out a fire grate in her home, the narrator realizes that she is only every open to romance and sex with a man if she has been drinking heavily. She then embarks on her own social experiment, comparing how she relates to dates while drunk and while sober. Upon realizing that her epiphany is entirely true, the narrator also comes to the realization that, because she desires the rush of being with a man, she spends the better part of her life drunk. For a moment, she considers that her issue with sober attraction lies with the type of men she is exposed to, but the narrator feels it is unfair to blame perfectly nice and acceptable men or her...

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