Unformatted text preview: chignon a knot or coil of hair worn at the back of the neck. Chippendale designating or of an eighteenth-century English style of furniture characterized by graceful lines and, often, rococo ornamentation. clandestine kept secret or hidden, especially for some illicit purpose; surreptitious; furtive. confabulations informal conversations; chats. Debrett biographical reference books chronicaling the British Peerage and Baronetage; a respected "Who's Who" of British meritocracy. denouement outcome, resolution. Diana (Roman myth) the virgin goddess of the moon and hunting. Here, a symbol of May Welland's innocence and virgin purity. dissimulation pretense; hypocrisy....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08