What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal Characters

Zoe Heller
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Bathsheba (Sheba) Hart

Sheba Hart is the new pottery teacher at St. George. Barbara describes her as tall and thin with a dancer's body and long unruly hair. Her wardrobe consists of flowing skirts made from sheer and flimsy materials. Barbara believes Sheba is a disaster waiting to happen at St. George. Barbara is correct in this assessment. Sheba immediately has trouble controlling her students. They make rude and sexual comments about her clothing and refuse to listen to her when she tries to get them to calm down. Sheba also has problems with other members of the staff. Because Sheba does not immediately fall into a clique, the staff labels her as cold and stuck up.

Sheba is a wife and mother and lives an almost stereotypical upper-class lifestyle. She has two children, and her husband is a professor. She hosts parties and family gatherings. She has an...

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