Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
by Gregory Maguire
Gender Quotes in Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Volume.Chapter.Paragraph) and (Volume.Chapter.Section.Paragraph)
"Oh I know you have your silly boys on the edge, forgettable things. Good for one thing only and not even reliable at that. But I digress." (22.214.171.124)
Madame Morrible, we are raising our eyebrows at you here, in a Spock-like fashion. We do find it kind of hilarious that, along with Nanny, Madame Morrible is the character most likely to spout off some sort of feminist zinger or girl-power pep talk.
"At any rate, the Wizard needs some agents. He requires a few generals. In the long run. Some people with managing skills. Some people with gumption."
"In a word: women." (126.96.36.199-2)
Madame Morrible has a very interesting assessment of women here. The words she uses to describe them are typically associated more with men, like "generals" and "gumption."