I know Cheever was interested in men, and there is an underlying erotic image that keeps the story off kilter, and dreadfully lonely, like these people are trapped, or woefully unable to express their feelings, or Cheever is, one or the other. A woman named Amy makes a late appearance, and she seems to be most baffled by the change in seasons. She hears everything: clocks, gutters leaking, beds creaking, sounds upon sounds. They cover her like layers of clothes. There is a young girl who is staying there, and immediatly this image of a young girl getting accosted by Indians enters my mind, and presto, it happens.
What happened between these stories and what came later? The collected stories speak to a writer who lived, or did some hard living, and also grew up. But I wonder what would have happened if he went back to these stories and rewrote them? Your email address will not be published.
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