Flashcards in Chapter 1 Quotes Deck (21):
The pigeons sit
The parents call for Uma
'Uma! Uma!... É, Uma!'
Papa's demanding and confusion
Papa's objection to posting the present
'Very costly, too costly'
Uma's reaction to shawls conversation
...spoke of a time when they were not one
The stories they tell
Mama said... Papa said... Papa said
Tended to be painful
Mama's had to do with...
Food - mostly sweets - and family
Having ... They gained so much ...
Fused into one ... In stature, in authority
Their ... Existence
Mama's changing - her manner... Her eyes...
Became flirtatious, girlish
Gleamed with mischief
Mama ... Her daughters
Every gesture and...
Grimace adding to the carapace of his authority
Mama sat as if...
Stunned by his success, his prowess
Child Uma's response to mama's orders
Of his joke measured according to the amount of discomfort it caused others
After a joke he seemed...
Physically to gain in stature
Shaken by what he saw as...
A possible challenge to his status
Papa's chosen role was ... Mama's ...