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Flashcards in Disgrace Deck (21):
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Rebellion

David thinks new SA is a disgrace

3

Rebellion

Always a disgrace - rapist to crazy man

4

Rebellion

Bill, best person in book gets cheated on. Lucy gets raped

7

Apartheid

Darkest Africa

8

Apartheid

The wound is alive with white grubs waving their blind heads in the air - will still have an effect in future (reproduction), whites helpless without blacks

10

David

Do you need me here any longer

11

David

Her smile rather than shy - knows what she's getting into

12

David

Rape, not quite rape - defines himself as an intruder

13

David

The two of them in the same bed: an experience fit for a king - insincere apology

14

David

Anointed - he's doing her a favor, God like

15

David

A ready learner, compliant, pliant - sexist, abusive, likes obedience, takes autonomy away

16

David

A mad old man who sits among the dogs singing to himself - disgrace for intellectual to be here

17

David

As an ensemble, remarkably unattractive - tries to find flaws in Bev

18

David

A great deceiver and a great self-deceiver - doesn't know self

22

Bildungsroman

Explain - novel with growth

25

Bev shaw

Dumpy, bustling woman with black freckles and no neck - obsession with outside, not inside

26

Bill shaw

What are friends for? - best person in book, gets cheated on

28

Lucy

From the shade of the stope Lucy emerges into the sunlight

29

Lucy

Lucy's bare toes grip the red earth, leaving clear prints - passion, trailblazer, skills, confidence

30

Lucy

Lighting the way, bearing the offering - she was raped, going to rapist, she's the offering, reversal, he was alight, she was the offering

31

Lucy

I am prepared to do anything, make any sacrifice, for the sake of peace