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31

Moon

feminine
time (embodies cycle)
was there before Gilead and will be there after
control (tides and seasons)
passivity (reflected rather than direct light)

32

Eyes and mirrors

mirrors in Jezebels marks it out from rest of regime
self - policing
constant surveillance

33

flowers and fruit

gardens are surrogate fertility for wives
lily of valley --> trying to hold on to youth
-Mary's womb

34

Biblical imagery

twisted to justify and control
wall as biblical parallel