Tropic of Orange: A Novel - Monday: Chapters 3 through 5 Summary & Analysis

Karen Tei Yamashita
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Monday: Chapters 3 through 5 Summary

In Chapter 3, Emi and Gabriel sit in a restaurant discussing Gabriel's fondness for film noir. Gabriel and Emi sometimes date, though the exact nature of their romantic association is uncertain even to the two of them. Gabriel mentions that today is the summer solstice, which means that on this day the sun is directly over his place in Mexico.

Emi enjoys picking on Gabriel. She likes to be obnoxious and criticize Gabriel. Sometimes she goes too far, and he does not find the interaction enjoyable. Sometimes he even gets angry.

Gabriel mentions that he is considering going to Mexico in a couple of weeks. Emi gets a message from work and has to leave lunch immediately. It is raining as Emi departs the restaurant.

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