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"I will breakfast from the cupboard where uneaten dreams are kept"
"I foresee the successful future of a very mediocre society."
Tag Archives: Wide Sargasso Sea
The first thing I’d point out is that Miss Rhys is very likely one of the first to present a classic novel that can possibly be considered fanfic. The first time it hit me was with the name of Grace … Continue reading
I’m going to go ahead and call the “looking glass” image a symbol rather than metaphor. It becomes clearer when Antoinette’s husband uses the mirror to watch a confrontation between his wife and a servant who obviously harbors prejudicial hatred … Continue reading
As well as leit motif I suspect; the recurrence of a “looking glass,” a mirror. In this section of the narrative, the point of view has remained as first person, but the narrator has changed to be the narrator’s husband. … Continue reading
Before the fire that destroyed her house, the narrator had a friend with whom she shared a good part of her life. They had parted in an argument that grew nasty with racial name-calling and we wondered if the bond … Continue reading
With the mood set early on as one of quiet hatred and fear, Rhys gets us involved in dramatic action as the house is set afire and the mother, her new husband, her two children and the servants must escape … Continue reading
While there are several pages of an introduction to this, I didn’t read them. I’m stubborn about learning about a work on my own and only rarely do I seek out information as listed in research or forewards or even … Continue reading