Story of Your Life - Part 7 Summary & Analysis

Ted Chiang
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Pages 135 - 141 (Narrative present) Dr. Banks, addressing her daughter, recalls the development of her daughter’s love of climbing, including rock climbing.

(Past) While musing on how good she is becoming with Heptapod B, and how appropriate a form of communication it is for the heptapods’ way of experiencing the world, Dr. Banks is interrupted by Gary, reminding her that Weber is due for a conversation with the heptapods, for which Dr. Banks is intended to be translator. Before they leave for the meeting, Gary kisses Dr. Banks, both joking about how he did not want to work with the heptapods: he only wanted to have sex with her.

(Narrative present) Dr. Banks, addressing her daughter, recalls their experience of nursing when her daughter was an infant, and how for her daughter in the moment of being nursed, there was no past or future...

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