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Portnoy's Complaint - Chapter 4 Part 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Part 4 Summary

"Cunt Crazy", conc. This section begins with a continuation of Alex's narration of The Monkey's life story—how she was raised poor in the southern United States, how she became the mistress of a much older Frenchman, how he bought her expensive gifts and quality dental care, and how she eventually left him when his perversions became too extreme. He also describes her encounter with a married couple who wanted her to watch and eat a banana while they were making love—later, however, The Monkey confesses that it was she who wanted the banana. Alex also describes how subsequent relationships all went bad, until she met him—in her mind, Alex suggests, he was her savior, her future husband and breadwinner. He describes in crude, intimate detail how they picked each other up on the street, had...

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