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Flashcards in Courtship of Mr Lyon // Tiger's Bride Deck (7)
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1

Do not think she had __ ___ of her _____; only she was __________ by a sense of __________

no will, own, possessed, obligation
Narrator
obedience sees her only to be neglected - irony, link to theme of patriarchal power

2

fists were _______ but now ..... at ______ began to stretch into ___ ________ // Mr and Mrs Lyon walk __ ___ _________; ...... in a ______ of ________ petals

clenched, last, his figures //in the garden, drift, fallen
Narrator
sense of loss - feminist undertones - lost his aggression and masculinity
he has to become less

3

he laughs, as with _____ // my father _____ me to the Beast at ______

glee // lost, cards
Beauty
absence of parental responsibility, daughters as objects of financial vaule

4

Miss Lamb, ________, ___________

Spotless, sacrificial
Mr Lyon - Narrator
Purity with the lamb imagery

5

ripped _____ by _______ apart // _____ my figure so he gets his _____ all smeared with ______ // how pleased I ___ ..... I _________ the Beast to the ______

petal, petal // prick, rose, blood // was, struck, heart
Beauty
rose traditionally shows purity and innocence - empowering herself, also idea of loss of purity because her father gave her away // emotionally attacked him - role reversal

6

the lamb ____ ______ __ run _____ the ______s

must learn to, with, tigers
Beast
characterises men and women with animals, implies women must change if they are to stand up to male dominance.

7

All the _________ _____ of the _______ were held in _____________

natural laws, world, suspension
Narrator
When her father sees the wealth - Marxism, political point being made - Rich are above natural laws