Author Archives: John Miossi

Personal Appearance

Haggard’s She criticizes the shallowness of the male attraction to women. After Ayesha died, Leo says that he will wait for her, to what Holly responds, “But supposing she came back like that!” (Haggard 261). In his footnote Holly further explains … Continue reading

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She is Queen Victoria

On page 34 in She, Holly mentions “a beautiful white woman who is seldom seen by them [Africans that speak Arabic], but who is reported to have power over all things living and dead.” There could not be a more … Continue reading

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Hidden Personality

Jack Miossi Professor Hensley 3-14-2013 Dorothea believes herself pious and above insulting people, or so she claims. However, when talking about her sister, Cecilia, Dorothea reveals a condescending, almost passive-aggressive nature to her personality. When describing Celia to Lowick Dorothea … Continue reading

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Religious Satire

There is no doubt that Miss Clack is a very religious person, yet it must be wondered what the author’s intentions are in making her so irrationally religious. Certainly something of note is that at the time of this writing, … Continue reading

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