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Books Bücher 1 - 5 von 5 in I wish I was starting for Winter Hill right now." Already John Henry was asleep....
" I wish I was starting for Winter Hill right now." Already John Henry was asleep. She heard him breathe in the darkness, and now she had what she had wanted so many nights that summer; there was somebody sleeping in the bed with her. She lay in the dark... "
The Member of the Wedding - Seite 16
von Carson McCullers - 2004 - 176 Seiten
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Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern Women's Writing, 1930-1990

Patricia Yaeger - 2009 - 342 Seiten
...of her neck" (11). The child-entranced riffs of McCullers's prose seems both daring and saccharine: Already John Henry was asleep. She heard him breathe...in the dark with her, she was not so much afraid. (13) This passage wavers delicately between infantile and adult sexuality. At first, like any young...
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Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern Women's Writing, 1930-1990

Patricia Yaeger - 2000 - 324 Seiten
...of her neck" (11). The child-entranced riffs of McCullers's prose seems both daring and saccharine: Already John Henry was asleep. She heard him breathe...in the dark with her, she was not so much afraid. (13) This passage wavers delicately between infantile and adult sexuality. At first, like any young...
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The Usual Rules: A Novel

Joyce Maynard - 2003 - 390 Seiten
...read to him and he'd fall asleep partway through the book. Now she read the words aloud to Carolyn. "She lay in the dark and listened to him breathe,...in the dark with her, she was not so much afraid." Just reading the words out loud like that, she felt a sharp little stab. Like a cactus spine in her...
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Lovers and Beloveds: Sexual Otherness in Southern Fiction, 1936-1961

Gary Richards - 2005 - 243 Seiten
...him behind the ear. Then she breathed deeply, settled herself with her chin on his sharp damp should, and closed her eyes: for now, with somebody sleeping...in the dark with her, she was not so much afraid" (13). Despite this comfort, however, she rejects him because of his youth as an unacceptable companion...
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Twentieth-Century American Fiction on Screen

R. Barton Palmer - 2007
...Serenade. He smelled like a sour little rose. Frankie leaned down and licked him behind the ear. The she breathed deeply, settled herself with her chin...in the dark with her, she was not so much afraid. (13) Heightening the sexuality of the moment is "the sad horn of some colored boy" that Frankie hears...
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