How does Waythorn portray himself in terms of his temperament and personality in Edith Wharton's short story "The Other Two"?
In Edith Wharton's short story "The Other Two," the protagonist Waythorn describes himself as having a rather stormy temperament, which means he is easily upset. Early in the story, he also refers to his sensibilities as "unstable" and later, after he begins feeling upset by the presence of Alice's ex-husbands, calls his sensibilities "womanly."
The word sensibilities refers to the ways in which our emotions respond to the things that go on around us; people with heightened sensibilities feel hurt very easily (Random House Dictionary ). We...
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