The Love Affair of Nathaniel P - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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In this chapter, Nate heartbreakingly realizes he loved Hannah, but simultaneously that he is to blame for the continuing decline of their relationship. She admits that she slept around in high school, which prompts Nate to envision "those empty-headed, teenage douche bags fucking Hannah, passing her around from one to the next, of her obliging them because she was nice," and these images surprisingly "turned him on like porn turned him on" (175-176). In turn, they have what he considers the hottest sex in a long time. The next morning, cheerful, Hannah offers to make eggs and Nate snaps back that he does not want any. Of course, his attitude leads to Hannah taking offense and feeling hurt. While she leaves to get bagels for breakfast, he looks at the books stacked by her bedside table and they exude the theme of the lovelorn...

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