By Boluwatife O. Ojewande
Helene reveals her frightening patience: “I was practicing something. Spies have to be able to get close to people, then turn on them” (63).
We might want to think about whether Helene assaulted Rhonda to protect Marie or a mere practice of what spies do.
In that scene or any other scene from the reading, what stood out to concerning the relationship between Marie, Helene, and the notion of spies?