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Disgrace - Part 2

What does a divorced man at his 50' with sex desire?
If you got at this post and is a bit confused, please check the previous post and my book list as well. I read another 20% of the book and in this post I'll continue where the previous post stopped. Get ready!

The last post I wrote saying that probably David's story was something similar to the Hero's Journey: I was a little bit wrong. The main character was accused of student abuse and in his audiency I was expecting that David would rise as a phoenix from the ashes. However, David didn't defend himself, he assumed the guilty in a way that surprised me (and the others characters as well).
Quote from the book (translated from pt-br):
"(...) I declare myself guilty (...). They can decide what the sentence will be and we will resume our lives."
He even didn't read the student complaint. He was already prepared to accept anything. This character have some guts, but I will continue with my opinion about a man that doesn't have nothing to lose.
This triggered the first spark for me to like the character. The main character that doesn't give a f*** at all.

And in some question asked by journalism student was something like: "How do you feel about this situation (student abuse)? David's answer: It was a wonderful experience.

David is out of the University and go to lives with his daughter (Lucy) in another city. And.. yeah! He feel voluptuous desires for his daughter.. damn David! Calm down your d***!!

Nevertheless, in this part of the book I read the first evidence of personality change in David:
"Not quite a problem. I think you could say I fell in disgrace."
David accept to work as a voluntary with Bev Shaw, and I will know more about that in the next chapters.

See you tomorrow!



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