Oranges are not the only fruit elsie quotes
She had never heard of mixed feelings. A child with too much hair. I had not yet reached Revelation in my directed reading, and I thought he meant some Old Testament amphibians I had overlooked. Kind, caring, warm and humane. My mother had never heard of mixed feelings. There were friends and there were enemies.
Enemies were the Devil, Next Door and Sex. So she did the next best thing and had a foundling. Me. Oh, Little Town of Manchester how still we see thee lie. My father. This was a mistake. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette WintersonOranges Are Not The Only Fruitis a novel written by Jeanette Winterson. Winterson tells the story of a young lesbian girl, Jeanette who is raised in a repressive Pentecostal home by an overpowering mother.
Jeanette tries to find her sexual identity in the context of the fanatical Pentecostal church. Although Jeanette herself does not have any problems with her sexuality combined with her faith at all, she gets into a conflict with the Christian community and into a deep inner conflict because the church regards her sexuality as a sin.