The Vegetarian - Part 2, Mongolian Mark – Section 1 Summary & Analysis

Han Kang
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Pages 55 – 68. Third person narration describes a man leaving the performance of a sexually charged dance and catches a train for home, reflecting on how he had been disappointed, as he had been on the occasions of several other, different performances. “The thing he’d been searching for was something quieter, deeper, more private” (56). The man rides the train past the home he shares with his wife and son, with no intention of getting off the train.

The man arrives at the art studio he shares with other artists like himself, narration describing his long period of being unproductive; how he keeps his completed work on a reel of videotape; and how some of his sketches resemble the poster for the dance project he just saw. Narration also reveals that his most recent inspiration came as the result of seeing a “Mongolian...

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