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Flashcards in Gender Deck (17):
1

Old-fashioned

'By God, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me'

2

Life shaped

'She wanted her life shaped....this decision much be made by some force'

3

10 years

'She's been talking about it for 10 years'

4

Ghost

'Walks through her husband as if he's a ghost'

5

Wife's man

'He was his wife's man'

6

Run around

'They oughtn't let her run around the country'

7

Avoided

'Instinctively avoided clever, shrewd men'

8

Cadet

'An erect carriage....like a young man'

9

Hard

'Demands of her hard, jaunty body'

10

Code

'Felt safer on a plane where any divergence from a code would be thought impossible'

11

Subterfuges

'She had begun dealing with subterfuges'

12

Smouldering

'As if the nerves of her body were constantly smouldering'

13

Thickish

'Thickish figure of a woman blocked out the light'

14

Sensuously

'Carries her flesh sensuously'

15

Breast

'Her left breast was swinging loose'

16

Body

'Enormous power of that body - he seems to fill those glistening boots until he strained the top lacing'

17

Took

'He too what he could get, ravenously and unscrupulously - eventually he took Daisy'