It was mentioned in class that Eggers intentionally creates a diverse world, in which all genders and races are represented. So I was just wondering, why didn’t he include LGBT+ characters? Eamon Bailey is said to have a wife, Mae has only dated men, Annie was described as having a lot of boyfriends, Francis says that he wait for women to realize he’s not going to make the first move, etc. Was that a purposeful exclusion, or am I just reading too far into it? Or did Eggers just have a personal spite against LGBT+ people?
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