Unformatted text preview: speak of the emotion of anger--both hers and Professor von X’s. Who is Professor von X? What does he represent? 3) What is the narrator angry about? And how is her anger different from Professor von X’s? 4) In the very long paragraph 7, the narrator says, “Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.” What does this mean? What does this idea have to do with “women and fiction?” 5) What is the “black snake that had been lurking among them” and what does it represent? Why is anger that “goes underground” more dangerous than anger openly and directly expressed?...
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- Spring '11
- Interrupt, British Museum, Professor von X, Professor von