“It’s beautiful, isn’t it?” Carolyn asked her friend, Ann, after handing her the photograph. “I’m going to have it mounted and framed and hang it in my living room.”
Ann stared at the picture for a moment and then handed it back to Carolyn. “It’s okay, I guess,” Ann said.
Carolyn was shocked and disappointed by her friend’s reaction. “Seriously?” she said. “It’s just okay?”
“Well, I guess it’s got some artistic qualities about it in an avant-garde sort of way,” Ann said. “But I’m not sure I see the same beauty in it that you do.”
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