A Taste of Honey


Shelagh Delaney

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Jo’s Flower Bulbs

When Jo and her mother Helen settle into their new apartment, Jo unpacks flower bulbs with which she wants to decorate their new home. These bulbs reveal a strong divergence in the attitudes of Jo…

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Engagement Rings

When Helen and Jo get engaged within a few hours of each other, it seems that they are both about to commit to serious, long-term relationships. However, reality soon shows these expectations to be ill-founded…

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Children’s Singing and Nursery Rhymes

In the apartment, Jo, Helen, and Geof occasionally hear children singing in the street. These playful melodies serve as a reminder of the innocence of childhood, in stark contrast to the sordid atmosphere…

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