5 Matching Annotations
  1. Nov 2018
    1. to her appearance


    2. her smarting eyes a man toppled over and became an inert crumpled heap on the scorching cement.

      What is this symbolizing? what makes her eyes "smarting"

    3. Sheets upon thin sheets of it.

      This passage is homoerotic, the image of sheets evokes the image of a bed

    4. Catlike

      Cats are a feminine motif; how may this play into the homoerotic elements of the story?

    5. She glanced quickly about the bare room, taking everyone in, even the two policemen, in a sharp look of flashing scorn. And, in the next instant, she had turned and vanished through the door.

      how does this mirror the final scenes of the book?