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Unformatted text preview: rustic bare feet. How does the narrator treat the woman he is describing? How does he go about describing her? What is your reaction to how he describes her? What happens in this segment is that the narrator treats the woman as though she were an object. He breaks her down into parts that he enjoys looking at. Nowhere in he description of her, in fact nowhere in the story does he detail anything about her as a person. There is nothing about her intellect. This passage highlights the vision of a woman through a man’s eyes, and proves the objectivity that is there: the woman is described only in physical terms, and all of these terms of sexualized, some even describing how he, as a man, would use her. This...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course CMLIT 153 taught by Professor Morellohenryjam during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.
- Spring '08