It was alone while still alive to marry death with death without vida' ' (SANTIAGO, 1992, P. 35). Corrupted for the feelings of shame and guilt, it weaveeed strategies to live an immaculate life with the eyes of the others. Not obstante, it rejects the son, it has disagreement with the son-in-law and trai the spouse arquitetando its murder. It pulls out the evil for the root, demanding of the loving a death of the mental sick son. In this part of the romance, Silviano Santiago constructs a feminine personage of great value for the scholars of the history of the woman, therefore it shows a woman who is capable of everything to obtain what she wants: ' ' If the women had frequent been the victims, them they had known to manipulate the power and we will become if exploring and opressoras' ' (PERROT, 1994, P. 18).
The second woman is told in the book as a fragile being, that is dominated by the husband and lives locked and obedient in house, a true one used domesticates that it serves to its Sir: ' ' The two in the house of the white curtains liveed. It worked as a moura, it cooked, washing, encerando' ' as Santiago (1992). She is this woman wife of the druggist, who in discloses the mystery to them of the history of the family of the dying, through its certification counting to the Dr.Marcelo in its stream bed of repassed death and to the nephew of uncle Mrio in a letter. The wife of the druggist constitutes the dominated female and the overwhelmd one for the man, characteristics of the women who first had been analyzed by the historians who dedicate to the history of the women. The relation of being able here is seen as an authoritarian power and arbitrary centered at the hands of the dominador male who exerts it influences demasiadamente great on the opposing sex.