Artemisia wrote:Adrishiana wrote:phagocyte wrote:Valerie wrote:phagocyte wrote:Valerie wrote:phagocyte wrote:It's shown pretty plainly in this recent exchange with Descartes, which went on in her own head, so we can assume that she even acknowledges herself that this is the case.
Aside from that, we see her at the very beginning of QUILTBAG asking herself these questions (along the lines of "who am I?") before imagining a barrage of women. She runs from being introspective straight into romantic thoughts.
I think that's the thing--that they keep mentioning this problem exists without ever showing the problem manifesting itself. And I still don't understand why Sara made the connection between feeling sexual attraction and needing people to define you for you. I reread some chapters, trying to see if the problem had been actually shown instead of just alluded to.
Also, about the last two panels: does leah not like lisa? why the annoyed response?
The sorority that Leah belongs to is for... the original terminology was "assertive lesbians," but I think in the meantime it was changed to "aggressive lesbians."
Lisa came in while, as far as Sara knew, in possession of a boyfriend (after screaming that she and Sara are gay to the entire campus, but there's a possibility Leah didn't hear that part), and well, "attracted to guys but mad at the guy who turned out to be as scummy as your friends thought" and "lesbian" are not the same thing.
That, or she may find Lisa and Sara's relationship rather co-dependent (unless it's fairly late in the evening, in which case letting your roommate know where you are is only polite).
Come to think about it, you're right. . .it is kind of odd to tell your roommate that you won't be home. . .and yes, hating guys is not the same as being a lesbian. Then again, I think I was discussing that in a different thread.
I don't think there's anything odd at all about telling your roommate you won't be home. My roommate and I freshman year generally let each other know where we'd be, and I have no desire to speak to him ever again (he's not a bad guy, just not my type of person). If you are already friends, there's even more reason to let them know, because they'll probably be wondering (if they were expecting you back around a certain time).
What I do find odd is letting her know via Twitter. But maybe that's just a generational gap. (Not much of a generation, since I started college in 2004, but back then Facebook was the big new thing. I never really got into Twitter and still don't really see why most people use it, but I guess it's not much different than telling everyone in your Facebook status that you're going to the sorority.)