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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
by Laurence Sterne
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 1, Chapter 3 Summary

  • Tristram tells us to listen up, because he heard the story of his birth from his uncle, Mr. Toby Shandy.
  • Anyway, Tristram's father is none too happy about Mom's interruption. Anything Tristram does from here on out is blamed on this incident (poor Tristram), including playing with his toys incorrectly.
  • Tristram's mother doesn't understand how it could possibly matter. Smart woman.
  • (You're not alone: it's almost impossible to figure out what's going on here. Trust us, it'll become clear.)
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