Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (37):
(Papa watches the car) crawl forward with a...
Grinding, reluctant groan
Uma says of the car
'Its so /old/'
(Papa) remains impassive, as if...
He prefers not to hear her and has not heard her
He has told...
The women they must get some exercise
There are ... In his way
So many obstructions
Significance of 'mama and Uma'
Together against papa briefly, like at anamika's funeral (spoilers)
Mama says in response to the yoga
'Tch, tch' to express her distaste
Mama's lashes flutter slightly in...
Recognition. Admiration, too? Pride? Uma can never tell
Papa says to the women after the park
'So slow. So slow. Get in. Get in. Quick, now.'
Papa order the driver
'Faster now... quick, faster. Oof, so slow, so slow!'
(After the park MamaPapa) become...
Two parts of one entity again
Differed so rarely
Ordering meals.. This could never be...
Done without heated discussion: that would have gone against custom
(The arguing) was...
Just part of the procedure
(The air) Like a...
Blister with blood, the sir was thick with secrets
Closed doors meant...
Secrets, nasty secrets, impermissible.
(Closed doors) meant authority...
Would come stalking imams make a search to seize upon the nastiness, the unclean blot.
Mama was frantic...
To have it terminated
The pregnancy had...
To be accepted
And there delivered of what...
Se has suffered so much for - a son. A son.
Incapable of holding something so fragile
(Papa) allowed himself to express his feelings only...
By uttering sharp orders
(The birth for Aruna) started a lifetime of...
Uma was her... Self
Mama shocks and upsets Uma by revealing
'We are not sending you back to school Uma'
Banged out the hymns with...
Such pounding certainty
The immense clock...
Near the door immensely ticking
Pleased her (Uma)
Every question was ... Every doubt
Answered, dealt with
The subterranean feelings stirred...
Within her by the words intoned during prayers
(The chappel) streaked with...
It and loathed it with such bitterness (school)
(The weekends seemed)...
A denial, a negation of life as it ought to be
There was not a thing...
Uma put her had to that did not end in failure
(Uma) wept with...
Shame and frustration
Mama looks on Uma with pity an says
'We are trying to arrange a marriage for you'