Flashcards in Chapter 11 Deck (15):
The constant mutterings of pigeons
Their voices sound like warnings to Uma
The pigeons on their roots continue their
Scolding, complaining and grumbling
Papa lets her know what he thinks of
His face closes to all these ... Being thrown out by...
Annoying hints and suggestions
The two women
She was so ... That she was able to ignore ...
Papa's glare totally
If Uma was asked to
Paint a picture of heaven
'Every card sold. This dear girl
Has been such a help'
... rarely went anywhere without ...
What makes Mrs Joshi's eyes 'so bright'?
Her requited love for her husband
Only the youngest, Moyna, had inexplicably developed a desire
To be 'different', to have 'a career'. They laughed, waiting for her to return
'Wont you ... Aunty? Won't you let ...?
Me be your daughter
... These troubling, secret possibilities now entered Uma's mind
A career. Leaving home. Living alone
They were like seeds dropped
On the stony, arid land that Uma inhabited
Her vision of
An escape, a refuge