Category Archives: Rape

Discussion Questions The Sheik CHs 8 – 10

1. “Diana paused for a moment framed in the entrance, then, with head thrown back and swaggering, boyish stride, she moved across the thick rugs leisurely and halted in front of the chief, looking straight at him with haughty, curling … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions The Sheik CHs 1 – 4

1. “By contrast the girl at his side appeared vividly alive. She was only of medium height and very slender, standing erect with the easy, vigorous carriage of an athletic boy, her small head poised proudly” ( 9). How does … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for The Sheik CHs 1-4

1. In the early chapters of The Sheik, Diana Mayo is repeatedly characterized for her boyish characteristics and her asexuality: “She was only of medium height and very slender, standing erect with the easy, vigorous carriage of an athletic boy” (9). … Continue reading

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