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Story summary: The Divided Body

The arms and legs go on strike in anger with the belly, who they perceive doesn’t earn his keep. They refuse to walk to find food or offer it to the body’s mouth so soon the belly is empty... and not long afterwards the body begins to fail.

Key themes

The body as a complex organism

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