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In Chapter 23, Edna sketches out her perfect scene of two lovers in a boat disappearing in the night  — a scene without end or resolution. This chapter reveals Edna has the same focus on process over  goal with regard to her art: "being devoid of ambition, and striving not toward accomplishment, she  drew satisfaction from the work in itself." Her inability to work when the weather is less than sunny  prevents her from becoming a great artist. She is far more interested in doing what feels good rather  than producing something of worth, an attitude that dominates her life and underlies her imminent  affair with Arobin. Edna is primed for a meaningless tryst after her success at the racetrack. Intoxicated by the  excitement and adrenaline, she "wanted something to happen — something, anything, she did not  know what." She is not explicitly interested in having an affair with anyone other than Robert; Arobin 
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