Lady Oracle - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Joan recalls dreams of her mother as a monster, and remembers one of her favorite activities as a child was sitting in the bedroom as her mother applied makeup. Joan loved the small bottles of perfume and accessories, and was allowed to watch her mother as a privilege. While she was not allowed to touch these items, Joan did so when she was alone. Joan recalls these sessions made her mother sad, rather than happy, and seemed to make her feel less attractive. Joan, on the other hand, sees her mother as a highly attractive woman, although cold and aloof. Her father was sent to the war prior to her birth and did not return until Joan was five years old. During his absence, her mother alternated between promises of a better life and promises of punishment with his return.

Joan does recall, however, instances of drama...

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