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Unformatted text preview: Hannan Merritt Discussion Notes 12/4/07 First of all these tales were hilarious for the most part. More specifically in A Man Does Women’s Work there was a definite jab at the male gender when the male cannot perform the tasks that he is told to do and then he loses his penis and is completely emasculated. The tale ends with "Boy, what a fine job you did, you son of a bitch!". The Blind Man’s Wife has a great example of foreshadowing when the neighbor accurately predicts that cunning wife will have an explanation for her husband. He commented to his wife, "Just look what's going on there in the orchard, dear. What would happen if suddenly God were to open the blind man's eyes and he beheld this spectacle. Why, he'd murder her!" "Yes, but God has made her wily." "But what wile could get her out of this?" "You'll see." The Magic Fife has an example of trebling. “You'd better come and work for me for three years.” The The Magic Fife has an example of trebling....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course RUS FSEM taught by Professor Galloway during the Fall '08 term at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
- Fall '08