Me and Miss Mandible has 6 ratings and 2 reviews. “Me and Miss Mandible” by Donald Barthelme 13 September Miss Mandible wants to make love to me but she hesitates because I am officially. Donald Barthelme’s “Me and Miss Mandible” is a wicked little tale. His use of humor and the fantastic initially led me astray, making me walk away from my first .
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This one of those stories that works because of its combination of the very realistic and the crazy surreal.
We have what appears to be a normal man lusting for a woman. We have what appears to be a normal sixth-grade classroom.
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The man is a student in the sixth-grade class and the object of his affections is the teacher. The whole thing holds together because the detail is so keenly observed and realistic.
My favorite touch is the student who sits behind our narrator, the boy who likes to read car magazines. I know this boy.
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I think he sat behind me in sixth grade. Ninety percent of the story is completely recognizable. What do you think about this story? You are commenting using your WordPress.
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Me and Miss Mandible
Notify me of new comments via email. Using precise and funny detail to build realism This one of those stories that works because of its combination of the very realistic and the crazy surreal. Very, very, very provoking. February 18, February 3, by bcw56 Categories: Short Story Magic Tricks Tags: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public.
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