The Swimmer Problems

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In the short story, “The Swimmer” written by John Cheever an American novelist states, “Neddy remembered the sapphire water at the Bunkers’ with longing and thought that he might contaminate himself—damage his own prosperousness and charm—by swimming in this murk, but he reminded himself that he was an explorer, a pilgrim, and that this was merely a stagnant bend in the Lucinda River” (Cheever #). Interpreting that Neddy had confidence in himself to become a better man than before. However, Ned’s decision from running away from his problems led him into a deep state of denial. This statement speaks to many other people who has their own problems as well. Personally, there are certain situations where I want to run away from my problems and
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