The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells:|
her, than a child cares for the sawdust in its doll. She was the
actress his whim had chosen to play a passive part. . . .
It was one of the most educational disillusionments in Ann
But did many women get anything better?
This afternoon, when she was urgent to explain her hampering and
tainting complication with Ramage, the realization of this alien
quality in her relationship with Manning became acute. Hitherto
it had been qualified by her conception of all life as a
compromise, by her new effort to be unexacting of life. But she
perceived that to tell Manning of her Ramage adventures as they