Going Places


A.R. Barton

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The Bow

When Sophie comes home, she notices the “delicate bow” on her mother’s apron as her mother is stooped uncomfortably over the sink. The bow represents the incongruity between the beauty expected of women and…

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The Boutique

Sophie describes a number of potential futures for herself, and one that she dreams of the most is owning a boutique. The boutique symbolizes everything that Sophie wants for herself in the future: wealth, beauty…

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