The Best American Short Stories of the Century - Page 1-104 Summary & Analysis

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"The Other Woman" tells the story of a man, possibly the author, and his visit to see a friend. The friend explains that he is in love with his wife, although the author hadn't asked if the man loved his wife or not. The companion tells the author a story of the events that happened following the companions appointment to a government position. The companion was at his fiance's house and was listening to praise from all the people there. No matter where he went on the nights that followed, it seemed that people recognized him and praised him, which made him feel almost dizzy. The companion goes on to explain that at the cigar store there was a short man who was married to a woman that caught the companion's attention. The companion begins to think of the woman at...

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