| Quote #1
The laughter had disappeared from his face and eyes the moment his laughing voice ceased. (33)
Here's a rather shocking transition. A charming, amiable stranger turns dark and brooding as he lets his forced laughter die away. He's clearly not what he seems.
| Quote #2
"Oh, no," she said quickly. "Nothing like that." Her eyes hardened with resistance. (43)
This small transformation in Elisa introduces a stubbornness we haven't seen before. And it marks a change in her relationship with the tinker, which, though brief, has been totally friendly so far.
| Quote #3
"What's them plants, ma'am?"
Here's another small change Elisa undergoes as she talks to the tinker. Their relationship certainly has its ups and downs. Why do you think it's so volatile?