No Sugar

No Sugar


Jack Davis

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Cat-o’-nine Tails Term Analysis

An especially painful kind of whip, in which a handle is attached to nine knotted pieces of cotton rope.
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Cat-o’-nine Tails Term Timeline in No Sugar

The timeline below shows where the term Cat-o’-nine Tails appears in No Sugar. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 2, Scene 4
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...the Aboriginal girls when they’re cooking or sewing, threatening them with lustful looks and his cat-o’-nine tails whip. (full context)