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It is a zone where the multiplicity and chaos of the universal and the discomfits and possibilities of the body intrude.
To feel shame is something that hardly crosses the minds of Americans or that discomfits their conscience.
But this solitary representative of the poor discomfits him so much, with her evident suffering, that he takes to leaving the building for the night as soon as he hears her shuffling down the corridor.