Saint Joan Society and Class Quotes
How we cite our quotes:
JOAN: "Captain: you are to give me a horse and armor and some soldiers, and send me to the Dauphin." (1.50)
By ordering her "better" around, Joan's defying the submissive role that society has trapped her in.
JOAN: "Then your [Dunois's] older and wiser heads are fatheads: they have made a fool of you." (3.33)
Joan in general has no respect for someone just because society says they're supposed to be in charge. She judges people on their individual merit.
THE CHAPLAIN: "Your lordship knows very well that I am not attached to the soil in a vulgar manner, like a serf." (4.13)
Being connected with farm work is a sign that you're as low class as it gets.