By the older Edie sharing her thought and emotions about her younger self, the reader see’s that Edie shows innocence towards romance and maturity for her age as she is living in a world were she did not grow up in as she works for Peebles’s. The first clue the reader sees in the story that Edie has no real conceptions on love or lust is when she meets Chris Watters for the first ti...
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...lf then. The short story shows strength and real life disappointments. The fact is that there are many Edie’s in our world who sit by the mailbox and wait for letters that may or may not come. The heartbreak Edie felt towards Chris Watters led her to meet the real man she was meant to marry.
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