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Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Fall 2015
Page 71   ( 8 pages)

Summary: In this short story, Nabokov’s protagonist, Victor, encounters his ex-wife at a concert. Despite his proclamation that he has “no ear for music,” the experience awakens profound memories and feelings in him, as the music acts a shield from the chaos of the everyday world.

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