Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Tricoteuse

  • Madame Defarge: The psychology of vengeance

    Sarah Jane I. Irawa Parañaque City, Philippines   Illustration of the wine-shop in St. Antoine by Fred Barnard. Madame Defarge is seated with her knitting; her husband Ernest Defarge standing behind her. “And with these hands I keep a memory Of the ones who’ve done such wrong Until the judgment comes and all of us are…