The Mysteries of Pittsburgh - Chapters 20 and 21 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 20 and 21 Summary

Art and Arthur have a luxurious affair in the weather woman's apartment, eating well, having their laundry done and having sex. Art is nervous, energetic and afraid, with a new excitement for the city. The weather woman's black maid sees the two of them in bed and screams her apologies. Art feels "frightened and lucky all the time." The weather has turned humid and misty, like Venus, and odd things seem to be happening around the city. Art is finding sex with Arthur an increasingly strange and a bit more violent.

Art's father wants to see him, and has extended his visit so they can see a movie together, but Art tells him he will be bringing a friend; when his father objects, Art calls off the movie, Cleveland molesting him throughout the phone conversation. Art feels that with Arthur, he...

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