Flashcards in Intimates Deck (7)
Poor, unflattering image of his wife Frieda. She is trying to emotionally manipulate him
Don't you care for my love? she said bitterly.
Satirical. He is saying he should ask herself these questions before asking him. Exasperation or hint at humour delivered with punctuation
Please address these questions to the proper person!
He is saying that if she wishes to change something then she must ask herself because he has nothing to do with it
Please make all requests to head-quarters!
She holds the power and authority in the relationship when it comes to emotional matters
In all matters of emotional importance
please approach the supreme authority direct!
He gives her the mirror to distract her. Again, an unflattering image that makes her seem self absorbed and needy. Use of humour with imagery
I handed her the mirror.
And she would have broke it over my head,
but she caught sight of her own reflection
Reiterating the fact that she is self-centred and absorbed in her own appearance
held her spellbound for two seconds