Clothing and Hair Quotes in Wide Sargasso Sea
The Wide Sargasso Sea quotes below all refer to the symbol of Clothing and Hair. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the W.W. Norton & Company edition of Wide Sargasso Sea published in 1992.).
Part 2 Quotes
If she were taller, one of these strapping women dressed up to the nines, I might be afraid of her.
Clothing and Hair Symbol Timeline in Wide Sargasso Sea
The timeline below shows where the symbol Clothing and Hair appears in Wide Sargasso Sea. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Mr. Luttrell who have come to claim his estate. These visitors laugh at Antoinette’s dirty clothes, causing her to run away and Annette and Christophine to argue about the state of... (full context)
...the room. She cannot see her mother’s face, but soon recognizes her by her damaged hair. They embrace, and Antoinette struggles to express to her mother that, though Pierre is dead,... (full context)
...servant, Hilda, when she begins to giggle during the introductions. the husband observes that Hilda’s dress is spotless, but thinks that her hair, arranged in many small braids, makes her look... (full context)
...Christophine’s familiar, comforting smell of clean and starched cotton, and remembers watching Christophine washing her clothes at Coulibri. Antoinette looks around, takes in the beauty of the wildlife and the sky,... (full context)
...he recognizes the complication he’s created, and feels “satisfied and peaceful, but not gay.” Amélie dresses, and he admires her dress. He gives her a large sum of money, which she... (full context)