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The Middlesteins - Section 2, pp. 56-100 Summary & Analysis

Jami Attenberg
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The narration shifts to Edie's perspective. She is in law school and weighs 160 pounds. She is supposed to go on a blind date set up by her next-door neighbor, Carly. But the date is on the same evening that her father's medical test results may come in. Not knowing exactly when they will come in along with the other unpredictable events in Edie's life at the moment is too much for her. She calls her blind date and asks if they can meet earlier and eat near the hospital instead of eating at the place they had chosen previously. Her date (who is her future husband, Richard) was looking forward to going to the restaurant because it was something new.

Edie gives logical arguments to contradict each of his. In the end, he laughs at her. This act shocks Edie. She didn't...

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