Hipocricy And Self Delusion In ?The Enormous Radio?
Hipocricy and Self Delusion in ?The Enormous Radio?
Everyone likes to get away from their daily lives and forget about their troubles every once in a while. We may take a vacation or escape from reality by watching a movie. Once the film or trip is over though, we must face our problems once again. In ?The enormous Radio? however, Irene Wescott is on a permanent hiatus, denying her own flaws and constantly criticizing others. This story is about the way people can distract themselves from their own lives by getting involved in other people?s lives.
Irene is shown to be a supercilious person through her actions. We first see Irene?s denial in her ?coat of fitch skins dyed to resemble mink.?. She was ?proud of her living room, she had chosen its furnishings and colors as carefully as she chose her clothes?? . Although she ?was struck at once with the physical ugliness of the large gumwood cabinet,? she ?decided that tone was most important and that she could conceal the cabinet behind a sofa? . Also her arrogance comes out when she tells her husband that ?some woman in this building is having an affair with
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