A Perfect Day for Bananafish
"Sharon Lipschutz said you let her sit on the piano seat with you," Sybil said.
"Next time, push her off," Sybil said. (2.27-37)
"I was sitting there, playing. And you were nowhere in sight. And Sharon Lipschutz came over and sat down next to me. I couldn't push her off, could I?"
"Oh, no. No. I couldn't do that," said the young man. "I'll tell you what I did do, though."
"I pretended she was you." (2.30-34)
The young man suddenly picked up one of Sybil's wet feet, which were drooping over the end of the float, and kissed the arch. (2.92)