Resistance - Maggie quotes

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  • Created on: 03-04-13 10:08
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  • MAGGIE
    • Leader
      • "She moved about it with the authority of a captain at the bridge"
        • Plays a vital leadership role
        • Female equivalent of Albrecht
        • Never decides to become leader, it is just given to her
      • "Well carry on I suppose"
        • Has all the ideas, responds to questions
          • Relied on, but her leadership role decreases as the women become more independant
        • Practical response
    • Wise
      • "Just the knowing, the dull certain knowing of experience"
        • Has experience of the war, knows deep down that her husband has gone
          • The younger women have less experience
      • "All of the listened as Maggie attempted to explain the impossible"
        • Maggie is the one with all the knowledge
          • The women all rely on her for answers
          • The younger women have had no experience of this
        • Although for Maggie it is true and obvious, the other women consider it "impossible"
    • Mother
      • "Always Maggie leading, playing the role of the Mother"
        • Replaces the husbands
          • Becomes their rock and the one they depend on
        • Naturally caring
        • Relied on and important to the other women
      • "She's still young, she told herself as she went, still a girl really"
        • Sees Sarah as a young girl so wants to look after her
          • Foreshadows the end of the novel when Sarah ends up looking after Maggie
        • Shows Motherly instinct
          • Sees Sarah as a young girl so wants to look after her
            • Foreshadows the end of the novel when Sarah ends up looking after Maggie

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Cinnamontree97

Thanks Naomi - really helpful for my english revision! It should help me greatly in the exam...

CASS

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