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Unformatted text preview: and if she had submitted to his command. Of course she had; she remembered that she had. But she could not realize why or how she should have yielded, feeling as she then did. The conversation between Leonce and Doctor Mandalet was a great portrayal of how men thought women should be treated. This conversation especially gives us readers a bad guy to root against, as we continue to cheer for Edna to gain her independence in the world. Leonce says Shes got some sort of notion in her head concerning the eternal rights of women The doctor answers with Has she been associating of late with a circle of pseudo-intellectual women? As readers we hate to see people looking down on other people as less than them. To call a group of women pseudo-intellectuals is about as offensive as you could be....
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- Spring '08