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The Nick Adams Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Company of Two: An Alpine Idyll Summary

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Company of Two: An Alpine Idyll Summary

Nick is on a long skiing vacation with his friend, John. After a month in the mountains, they go down to a nearby village to drink and eat at an inn. On the way there, they see two men filling in a grave. They order some drinks at the inn and the men come in. One of the men and the innkeeper join them for drinks and tell them that the other man, a peasant, lost his wife several months back but could not bury her since it was too difficult to travel during the winter. He kept her in the shed and disfigured her face by using it to hang his lantern on when he worked.

Company of Two: An Alpine Idyll Analysis

This story can be interpreted as trying to confirm certain class stereotypes. The...

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