The Best American Short Stories of the Century - 652-768 Summary & Analysis

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"You're Ugly, Too" begins with the introduction of Zoe Hendricks, a teacher at a liberal arts college called Hilldale-Versailles. Zoe isn't well liked or understood by the faculty or by her students. Despite this she can't be fired because there recently was a sex-discrimination suit. Zoe calls her little sister, Evan, and Zoe says that she is going to come and see Evan and Evan's boyfriend Charlie for Halloween. Eventually the subject comes to marriage and Zoe tells Evan that she is too young to get married. Evan claims that Zoe only says this because Evan is five years younger and Zoe isn't married yet. Zoe has dated some guys in town but none of them understand her humor or can relate to her. Evan says that Charlie has a friend who is coming over for the Halloween party that she wants to...

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