I think the narrator is drawn to the fat man because she is conscious of her weight and the fat man reminds her of her weight. Therefore, the narrator is keen to make comparisons and to justify her weight. The fat man represents health challenges associated with being overweight. This is because the narrator keeps on referring to the puffing sound produced by the fat man.
From the three passages, it is clear that the narrator works as a waiter in a hotel. The narrator is hardworking as she can attend some clients on short notice. The narrator understands her clients and therefore knows who to visit first. The narrator is respective and polite to the customers because she uses kind words when attending the customers like the word sir in the three passages.
What we learn from the relationship between the narrator and the fat man is that both of them are fat. This can be explained by the way they keep on observing each other. Is like they are comparing themselves. From the passages, the fat man kept on looking at the narrator until she went away.
The conflicts introduced in the story by the two passages are man vs. self-conflict and man vs. man.Man vs. self-conflict is observed when the narrator refers the fat man as fat yet the narrator is overweight too. The second conflict that is man vs. man can be seen when Harriet and Rudy refer to the fat man as a man from the circus.
Yes, I think it is crucial that he does not remove his coat as he will be unique and uncomfortable. This is because he might be the only one removing.This will .make him uncomfortable and raise questions to the rest.
From the passage, we learn that the fat has uncontrollable appetite than before. He feels terrible about it, but he has no choice. This is because he says that ‘we have not always eaten like this.’He continues to say that they have no choice now meaning he regrets his eating habits and there is nothing he can do to change them.
Yes, there are similarities between the fat man’s actions and the narrator. One of the similarities is that they both eat and eat .The the second similarity is that they both hate being fat or they both regret being fat and their habit of eating and eating.
The ideas or themes learned from passages in question 3 and 4 are the effects of fat people. They feel warm and sweat even when it is not warm. The other theme is that the fat people are discriminated.The fat man is referred as a man from the circus by Rudy and Harriet.
Based on the passage the narrator has an intimate relationship with Rudy. The narrator feels terrifically fat because she compares her weight with that of Rudy who seems to have less weight until she can’t feel the impact of Rudy’s weight on top of her. This difference in weight might have a negative impact on their relationship.