Problems - Pages 1-30 Summary & Analysis

Jade Sharma
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Awake in her quiet apartment at night, Maya wondered about the stoppage of time and repetitiveness of her days because she's been hearing the same sounds every day. While her husband Peter slept, she reflected how the world thought he was stable, nice, and gentle, but he was really an alcoholic. Despite his alcoholism, he judged her for her drug use, including heroin. While feeling her body, Maya thought about Ogden, her favorite professor during her English Master's program, and the man she was having an affair with. She tried to achieve an orgasm while masturbating. Ogden and Maya began the affair after the semester's end, despite his disinterest. Maya realized she fought with Peter less after the affair began. She felt that Ogden was the only person who understood and excited her, as she could sexually arouse herself to the thought of...

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