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Unformatted text preview: probably never seen a mistake before. With the encounter of this grouchy, rouge-wearing character, Updike comments on peoples fear of aging, always wanting to stay young, and being bitter with the world for their aging. While reading, I also picked up on Updikes consistent notation of colors: bright green, dirty-pinkbeige, oaky, white, green-and-cream, gray, pink, very blue, powder-blue, and dark gray. I found his attention for colors to be interesting and even kind of quirky in his description of the colors. Updikes observation of the faade has clearly afforded him a keen perception that allows him to not just notice things, but to analyze and interpret them as well....
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- Summer '08