Barbara's Time Line of Events
This object is how the narrator organizes the story.
St. George's Comprehensive School
Both Barbara and Sheba are teachers here during most of the action of the novel.
This is where Sheba meets Steven after he gives her the note, and this is where their affair begins.
Sheba's Pottery Studio at St. George's
Sheba and Steven begin their friendship here. Sheba and Steven's first sexual encounter happens here.
Sheba's Basement Studio
Sheba confesses her affair to Barbara here.
Sheba finds this item and learns through it that Barbara betrayed her secret.
Barbara is disgusted by this item and destroys it with an axe.
This is Sheba's form of transportation throughout the book.
Sheba is surprised by the cleanliness of this object and often compares it to her own home.
Eddie's House in London
This section contains 189 words
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