The story mainly contains three sections. The first section of the story is about the main character who feels forced to follow the majority. The second part of the story is about the character having a feeling of excruciation with his ear and then sliced it off and put it in front of his eye. The character feels he has transcended beyond himself and goes to next stage. The final section is about the main character walking out from the former plight but encountering a new phase that causes him to change himself again.