Rape Fantasies - Study Guide Analysis Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Rape Fantasies.
This section contains 952 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Rape Fantasies Study Guide

The setting is Toronto, Canada, a clean, modern city used to contrast with Detroit, a city whose image is tarnished with reported violent crimes.

"Rape Fantasies" is written in a conversational tone, with the author actually talking to the audience, opening up an ongoing dialogue. The "conversation" is integrated throughout the whole story. Estelle is telling her story out loud, making comments that ask for agreement and understanding. The opening paragraph asks a question, "I mean, what's so new about it?" When Estelle comments on the fact that Greta didn't actually live in Detroit, she suggests that what counts is not where you work, but where you sleep, and then asks "right?" Estelle continually adds commentary for the benefit of her audience. After she sprayed her would-be-rapist in the eyes with the lemon juice that he had so politely opened...

(read more from the Analysis Summary)

This section contains 952 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Rape Fantasies Study Guide
Copyrights
Short Stories for Students
Rape Fantasies from Short Stories for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.