268. As I was saying all these mean things, I was also thinking about why I seemed to be angry as well. I think it was because I did not like the fact that she had, just before my tirade, been severely criticizing her husband.
269. I found her criticism of her doctor husband very threatening. All along, even since all of that business about her hat box and the photographs of her as a young woman, my feelings about Agnes had been changing.
270. I had to admit to myself that I was more than simply attracted to Agnes; perhaps I was actually in love with her.
271. But I did not want to be in love with my sculpture teacher, what would be the point in that?