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(The cards) are so

Loving and bright with goodwill and friendship

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If anyone were to touch them,

Their magic would somehow be defaced

2

Their avid curiosity and

Disapproval would prevent her

3

The furniture

Looms up around her, threateningly

4

Two probing

White eyes: MamaPapa are back

5

MamaPapa were actually

A little perturbed

6

The wedding was a

Splendid one - not like Uma's drab, cut-rate affair

7

Managing to strike

Her head so that it was cut open dramatically

8

(Uma) 'I should

Be locked up. Lock me up!'

9

No one mentioned Ramu, he was

Not considered for for society anymore

10

Dr Dutt was known for

Her abrupt ways and was forgiven because she was a doctor.

11

And Aruba was whisked away to

A life that she had said would be 'fantastic' and was.

12

Uma does not bathe Aruna's children because

She's too scared of them in their 'expensive and unsuitable clothing'

13

'Why do you still wear your hair

In a pigtail, like a schoolgirl?'

14

The thought of having her hair cut, like ... Made her ...

A film actress
Giggle

15

Mama and Uma are awed by

The amount of temper the small thing could contain and release

16

Papa's reaction to Uma needing new glasses

'Harumph. No need, no need. Why waste money?'

17

Being even more afraid of his ... Than his...

Words
Silence

18

Every trace of her roots was

Obliterated and overlaid by the bright sheen of the metropolis

19

Clearly Aruna had a vision

Of a perfect world in which all of them were flaws she was constantly uncovering and correcting

20

Uma felt pity for her...

Certainly is brought her no pleasure

21

Aruna's reaction to a specialist optician

'Do you know what that would /cost/?'

22

Uma simply sprang off the prow and plunged in, as if this were

What she had been preparing to do all her life

23

It was not ... She felt, or ...

Fear
Danger

24

These were only what edged something

Much darker, wilder, more thrilling, a kind of exultation - it was exactly what she had always wanted

25

The saving was

What made her shudder and cry