Should Wizard Hit Mommy?


John Updike

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Roger’s Smell

In Jack’s story, Roger Skunk is anxious to get rid of his smell so that the other animals will not run away from him and will allow him to play. Jack feels personally invested in…

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The House

Jack’s story is punctuated repeatedly with the sound of his wife, Clare moving furniture as she repaints the living room downstairs. No matter how much Jack attempts to prolong and expand his story, the sound…

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