This is third person and primarily dialog, a phone call between the father and daughter. The reader discovers the daughter's predicament (pregnant, getting married to a 63 year old who was her professor) About Melanie
* She was in Chicago, where they had sent her to school more than four years ago, and where after her graduation she had stayed, having landed a job with an independent newspaper in the city About Ballinger and Mary
* In March, Ballinger and Mary had moved to this small house in the middle of Charlottesville, hoping that a change of scene might help things. It hadn't; they were falling apart after all these years. William name on the old man, and look like George Burns, he have 3 children. Divorces 2 times William is in the room beside Melanie ‘’ Again, she seemed to be talking to someone else in the room with her. Her voice trailed off’’ He's a professor of literature Ballinger is 45 years
He sat down in his kitchen and Mary was outside,
* He ask into the man.
I am an American. I fought in Korea."
"Not World War Two?"
The other man did not answer.
William says to Ballinger "I told you, my youngest boy is thirty-eight." Jack Ballinger.
Mary got told about all the things, Jake go in the bedroom, after 5 minutes she comes into the room, and they both just sat in the bed, Jack will not tell Melanie about the problems him and Mary have,
Please join StudyMode to read the full document