Story of the Eye Characters

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The Narrator

The narrator is never named in the novel. The narrator is a young boy, sixteen when the story begins. The narrator is obsessed with a young woman who is a distant relative of his family. The girl, Simone, shares the narrator's interest and soon begins to allow him to spend time with her. The couple begins exploring the sexual side of their relationship almost immediately, learning about pleasure in what starts as an innocent bit of exploration. However, this exploration soon becomes an obsession that includes lewd and offensive behaviors.

The couple is caught one afternoon by a young friend. The couple draws her into their play and forces her to participate. Later, the couple has a party in which an orgy breaks out. The orgy causes this young friend to become emotionally damaged. The couple continues to be obsessed with this girl, bringing her back to...

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