You don't even think about the plot structure at this point, or character arc, or narrative development, Because it's too late! The relationship is over! It's like going through your wedding album after the divorce! All you can do is pick the scabs and think, "If only I had known then what I know now--"
Occasionally, though, you find a sentence or a phrase you don't hate.
So far, I have found two:
"immoral as glaciers, righteous as stones." and "A raven with a crooked wing perched upon an eave, smiling as well as could be expected."
Those can stay.
The rest of the book, I'm not so sure about, right now.
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And she's got red lipstick and a bright pair of shoes.
She's got kneehigh socks for to cover a bruise.