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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Part the Second: Hackworth has a Singular Experience Summary & Analysis

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Part the Second: Hackworth has a Singular Experience Summary

Hackworth witnesses an unusual spectacle as a young woman appears to the sound of heavy drumbeats in a darker corner of the room. She is covered in light tattoos and dances as dozen of excited naked men form a circle around her. After a while, the woman falls on her back and all the men take their turn at her, finishing quickly. Once they are done, the woman catches fire and burns to ashes. The drumbeats stop and the ashes are poured into a steel drum. All the men take their turn at drinking the resulting concoction. Once this strange ritual is over, the men wander off.

Part the Second: Hackworth has a Singular Experience Analysis

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