de Vries, Peter
February 1962
New Yorker;2/24/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p28
The article presents the author's experience related to self-pity as a way of coping with reality. The author relates certain experience wherein he had an encounter with a widow and they talked about the condition of the stock market which would of course leads to self-pity. According to the author, self-pity hurts nobody but it offers an interior mood all the more conducive to give others their external due.


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