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The Pargiters by Virginia Woolf
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May 09, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: gender, victorian
Read from May 09, 2011 to March 19, 2012


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05/11/2011 page 9
4.0% "The upper middle class is "normal" and "representative""
05/11/2011 page 23
10.0% "Casual mention of desire to overthrown "whole system""
05/11/2011 page 35
16.0% "Primitive people are like passionate children. Sigh."
05/11/2011 page 40
18.0% "now that he was she called a "proper schoolboy" he was apt to sneer at her and treat her as if she were a baby"
05/11/2011 page 54
24.0% "females can only be audience or at best assistants, not partners or friends."
05/27/2011 page 64
29.0% "he loved to feel his mind as he read"
06/21/2011 page 99
44.0% "as most of English literature was forbidden, it was a happy chance that she had no particular wish to read it"
06/22/2011 page 109
49.0% "Do generations of repression actually alter feelings?"
07/11/2011 page 114
51.0% "Kitty bore herself to both parents and to their friends with an unselfishness which showed how completely she had learned to subdue her own wishes"
07/11/2011 page 115
51.0% "She was inevitably highly sensitive to the impressions of her body"

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