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And who is this Estelle? Defying both literary conventions and our expectations, the story pulls off the rare feat of being a black comedy that earns a heartbreaking conclusion. I believe that this brief appreciation of the surprises will prove an enticement. Dramatic monologue a single character addressing and interacting with a specific audience whose presence — and words and actions — we know of only through clues revealed by the narrator can lead to awkward exposition.
What is my age: 30
Where am I from: Nicaraguan
My sex: Woman
My body features: My body features is quite slim
I prefer to listen: Dance
My hobbies: My hobbies marital arts
Body piercings: None
Date of entry: Nov Summary Written in"Rape Fantasies" appears to be a recap of a conversation among several women during their lunch hour, a few of them playing bridge, one--Chrissy the receptionist--reading aloud from a tabloid.
Annotated by: Wear, Delese Aull, Felice. Primary Source Dancing Girls. Toggle .
Genre: Short Story. Place Published Toronto. Edition Count 8.
Estelle then describes her rape fantasy where she deflects her attacker by squirting juice from a plastic lemon in his eyes "You should hear the one about the Easy Off Cleaner"but also includes the one where "this short, ugly fellow comes up and grabs my arm. Written in"Rape Fantasies" appears to be a recap of a conversation among several women during their lunch hour, a few of them playing bridge, one--Chrissy the receptionist--reading aloud from a tabloid.
Commentary The story has much to offer any discussion surrounding sex, power, and violence. As the story ends, we realize that Estelle all along has been in a bar, speaking to a man she has just met, worrying about the possibility she will be raped by him.
While the comic is laced throughout the story, most often through caricatures such as the blonde receptionist Chrissy, or comments by the narrator Estelle, the nature of the conversations, and especially the framing device make this piece ultimately sobering.
When Chrissy asks the question, "How about it, girls, do you have rape fantasies?
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Several critics have noted that Estelle seems to be a naive protagonist, but that view is rejected by an equal of reviewers.
The story centers around its narrator, a woman named Estelle, discussing her feelings and fantasies on rape with her office co-workers.