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The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories - Creation Summary & Analysis

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Creation Summary and Analysis

Creation Summary

"The Angela Esmeralda", a collection of short stories by Don DeLillo named after the title of one of the stories, frequently concerns characters who are at an emotional distance from those around them, and unable to connect. In "Creation," the first of two stories in Part One of the collection, the isolated figures are an unnamed, first-person narrator and a woman named Jill, who are being driven in a taxi through a mountainous, forest terrain to an airport on a Caribbean island. Jill is absorbed in reading during the ride, and continues to read amid the crowds and clutter of the airport. The couple has just finished a cruise in the Tobago Cays, during which they were unable to call and reconfirm their flight, and now the narrator discovers they have been wait-listed. Jill becomes agitated upon hearing from...

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