Victorians- Position of Women quotes

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  • Women
    • Tess
      • My big beauty
        • Plosives
      • Sensitive as gossamer... blank as snow
        • Similie
      • Visionary essence of women
        • Sibilance
      • There lay the pity of it.
        • Short sentance
      • Why didn't you tell me there was danger? Why didn't you warn me?
        • Question dialogue
      • Judged by the will rather than the deed
    • Dorian Grey
      • No woman is a genius. Women are the decorative sex
        • Short sentance
      • Women give men the very gold of their lives
        • Metaphor
    • Oliver Twist
      • "Do you know who you are?" in a growl like he used to address his dog
    • Far from the Madding Crowd
      • that of a kingfisher... though hardly expected of a woman
        • Simile
      • I hate to be thought a mans property in that way... I want someone to tame me; I am too independent
      • I shall never forgive God for making me a woman
      • Only superiority in a woman that is tolerable to the rival sex is, as a rule, the unconscious kind
    • A Doll's House
      • My little skylark must never do that again
        • Imperative irony personal pronoun monosyllabic
      • You won't--you won't? Am I not your husband?
        • Questioning
      • Remain in my house... like a hunted dove I have saved
        • Similie
      • I did not think I was justified in refusing..... sold herself
      • unspeakably empty. No one to live for anymore
      • No man would sacrifice himself
      • The children mustn't see it
        • Imperative
    • Pygmalion
      • Do you expect us to go get one ourselves?
      • The difference between a flower girl and a lady is not how she behaves but how she is treated
      • [hysterically] I'm a respectable gal so 'elp me!
        • Exclaimation
    • My Rights
      • Denied nor sun nor breeze,// For all it's pliant slenderness, kin to the stronger trees
      • and God, who made man's body strong, made too the woman's soul
    • Maude Clare
      • For he's my lord for better and worse
    • Lady of Shallott
      • Four grey walls, and four grey towers
        • Anaphora
    • Cousin Kate
      • Shameless shameful life,// His plaything.
        • Oxymoron
      • Call me an outcast thing.
        • Objective pronoun
    • Angel of the House
      • Man must be pleased; but him to please// Is woman's pleasure
        • Imperative
    • A Woman of no Importance
      • I think not, John.
      • Regards women simply as a toy..................other peoples property
      • Women kneel so gracefully, men do not
      • Worn to shadows

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