Unformatted text preview: o Concerned with impressing society: “Miss Delvin had become Mrs. Kearney out of spite” (113) o Antagonistic : “ They thought they had only a girl to deal with and that, therefore, they could ride roughsod over her. But she would show them their mistake. They wouldn’t have dared to have treated her like that if she had been a man. But she would see that her daughter got her rights: she wouldn’t be fooled.” (123) o Controlling : We never even get a chance to hear Kathleen’s voice • Comic relief: “ ‘ That’s a nice lady!’ he said. ‘O, she’s a nice lady!’ (sarcasm)...
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- Fall '07
- Irish people, Irish language, Kathleen Kearney, Mrs. Kearney