The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Herland by Charlotte Gilman:|
of mind. The element of personal pride seemed strangely lacking.
"How about your other works?" asked Jeff. "Don't you sign
your names to them--books and statues and so on?"
"Yes, surely, we are all glad and proud to. Not only books and
statues, but all kinds of work. You will find little names on the
houses, on the furniture, on the dishes sometimes. Because otherwise
one is likely to forget, and we want to know to whom to be grateful."
"You speak as if it were done for the convenience of the
consumer--not the pride of the producer," I suggested.
"It's both," said Somel. "We have pride enough in our work."
"Then why not in your children?" urged Jeff.