Breakfast at Tiffany's
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"But oh gee, golly goddamn," she said, jamming a fist into her mouth like a bawling baby, "I did love him. The rat" (17.13).
Love can also mean pain. Holly finally let her guard down, finally let herself fall in love with someone. But when José leaves her, the loss of his love thrusts her right back into her old life and her former ways.