Reality Probed & Pitied

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It puzzles me why reviewers complainnthat Miss Oates's characters allnsound alike. Obviously, to Miss Oates,npeople are all alike. She frequently revealsnthis theory by ironic juxtapositionnof social classes. In the title story,nDuncan's mother, a doctor's wife, callsnthe police to her Maine summer home toncomplain about local . . .

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