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I’ve written pages and then torn them up because they don’t say at all what I mean. 44 Frieda had similar difﬁculty describing the valley, but in both cases the descriptions offer images of a tranquil and almost ethereal place where the emotions between the two women surrounded them, communication was almost telepathic, and the criticism of others was absent. The conjuring up of such an imagined place to express their love might suggest to the 40 Part 1: Awfully Devoted Odd Women reader a form of resistance to dominant discourse, in the sense that Frieda and Bud created for themselves an ideal world where their love was not an issue, a world sadly lacking in their real lives.
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