Taken Extracts for WL
Last updated 1:30 pm, Wed., 12/17
The Woman in the Dunes
- pp. 63-63: “When he
had finished eating, the woman returned to the sink…” to “In her heart she
probably felt as if she had bitten into a spoiled onion." (David)
- pp. 238-239: “The
wind seemed to snatch the breath from his mouth…” to “He might as well put
off his escape until sometime after that.” (Liezle)
A Doll’s House
Nora: You look down upon me altogether…
to Nora: Hm, hm! Aha!
- pp. 11-12:
Nora: Two hundred and fifty pounds… to
Nora: …It would upset our mutual relations altogether; our beautiful happy
home would no longer be what it is now.
Nora: [meditatively and with a half-smile]
Yes—someday, perhaps, after many years, when I am no longer as nice looking
as I am now… to Nora: …It was like being a man.
Hel: Yes; or, as in so many cases, by
imprudence… to Nora: [takes her hand out of his and goes to the
opposite side of the Christmas tree] How hot it is in here, and I have such
a lot to do.
Hel: [taking her in his arms] The child
shall have her way… to Nora: [going to him with her arms
outstretched] Here she is!
Krog: [more gently] When I lost you it was
as if all the solid ground went from under my feet… to Mrs. L: …Nils,
give me someone and something to work for.
Nora: That’s just it; you have never
understood me… to Nora: … That is what our marriage has been,
Nora: No, only merry… to Nora: It
is no use forbidding me anything any longer… either now or later.
- pp. 70-71: (Maria)
Nora: You mean that I would never have
accepted such a sacrifice on your part? to Nora: How can I tell.
I have no idea what is going to become of me.
Death and the Maiden
Gerardo: Fifteen years you started to tell
me and then… to Paulina: How many times did you do it? How many,
how many? I tell you, you tell me.
Paulina: —small lies, small variations…
to Paulina: …What do we lose? What do we lose?