The Loser - Section 12: p. 145-153 Summary & Analysis

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Section 12: p. 145-153 Summary

The narrator recognizes the misery of living the beer delivery drivers' lives and escapes quickly to Traich. He realizes that he can never return to Desselbrunn. Like Desselbrunn, Traich is a dead end which caused Wertheimer to reach a dead end and go mad. Wertheimer is the loser from his birth, but only Glenn Gould could coin the term. Wertheimer kills himself as a result of Glenn Gould's death and his sister's abandonment. The narrator wishes he had refused the Duttweilers' lunch invitation more politely. People judge others falsely no matter how they judge them. The narrator condemns himself for the sentimental idea of going to Traich. He wonders if Wertheimer's sister is there now. Her husband's only interest is the money that Wertheimer left behind. Wertheimer's sister will probably be interested in affairs at Traich now. The narrator...

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