[LMB] GJ&RQ - Chapter 8, part 2

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Aug 23 03:50:10 BST 2016


> On Aug 22, 2016, at 7:00 PM, Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:
> 
> Jole ruminates on his apartment.  He doesn't really live there, does he?  "A place to sleep, wash, keep his clothes, and grab breakfast."  _Not_ a place to raise a baby.  (Though why not, really?  Lots of single parents raise children in less prepossessing apartments.)

His standards of a place to raise a baby aren’t the same standards as a poor person.   He has status.

And he’s thinking of raising babies without a spouse.   I don’t know whether he is contemplating hired help for that task or not.   Or maybe he hasn’t got that far.


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