In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"She found herself at the counter, buying another fifty-dollar dress. The whole scene: the glittering displays - sequins were in - the disorganized and overdressed clerks, the bee-buzz of the fluorescent lights overhead, recalled memories of cupidity and contentment. Apparel. Accessories. She was back to demanding the newest colors, the smartest fit. Even her jeans were fashionably faded on mornings of inhaled Tide, Glamour magazines and quarters disappearing down the slot of the front-loader ...."
The Angle: Vol. 1974
, Article 9.
Available at: https://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/angle/vol1974/iss1/9