Flashcards in Chapter 24 + 25 Deck (25):
(Melanie's face) is
Blotchy and discoloured; it sags
What do you think we all are -
Garbage bags you keep stuffing and stuffing?
Everything you cook
My family is just so ... Now you'd ...
Never say that ahroon.
She stares at him in astonishment
Finish the food in the freezer? What an idea!
Old people slumped on the
Benches as if gloomily waiting for the show to begin
When they enter the Foodmart, she
Relaxes: it is as if she has come home
I want it!
She cries, snatching it back
You had that
Glow, y'know, the kind that pregnant women have
Like my driving?
Summer is ... At them
The house ... With ...
Rings with emptiness
It's seems to be ... In the sun because she has ...
Spread quantities of oil over it
She might have been on display
At the Foodmart, gleaming with invitation. Almost, one feels, one might see a discount sign above it.
It is like confronting
His mother naked
Or at the ... And ... Cut into the
Creases and wrinkles cut into the slack flesh of her bared belly, grey and soft
His face ... From all the
Strain of all his turbulent feelings
Melanie spits out suddenly, with the
Same great force pent up in Arun and that he will not allow to burst out
A resemblance to
The contorted face of an enrages sister who, failing to express her outrage against neglect, against in attention to her unique and singular being and it's hungers, instead merely spits and froths in ineffectual protest.
How strange to
Encounter it here, where so much is given.
She will be blundering upstairs where
It will come streaming out of we, rejected
To see is scarred and
Wrinkled, shrunk or sagging with age fills him not so much with disgust as with distress
Arun finds he
Has lost his appetite