Why does Margot have a difficult time telling Robert she is not interested?

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Why does Margot have a difficult time telling Robert she is not interested? by Mind Map: Why does Margot have a difficult time telling  Robert she is not interested?

1. Consent

1.1. Margot still have sex with Robert even she's not interested in it anymore.

2. Patriarchy

2.1. Margot thinks he is going to murder her.

2.1.1. she became wildly uncomfortable, and, as they got on the highway, it occurred to her that he could take her someplace and rape and murder her; she hardly knew anything about him, after all.

2.2. The way Margot's stepdad talk to Margot is interesting. The use "affair" is abnormal a parent ask the daughter.

2.2.1. “Why are you texting all the time?” Margot’s stepdad asked her at dinner. “Are you having an affair with someone?”

3. Male entitlement

3.1. Robert take the initiative while having sex with Margot.

3.2. Robert chose the snack for Margot at 7-11.

3.2.1. Quote: The store didn’t have Red Vines, so he bought her a Cherry Coke Slurpee and a bag of Doritos and a novelty lighter shaped like a frog with a cigarette in its mouth.

4. Dating

4.1. Robert take the initiative on their date, such as, movie decision, bar decision, etc.

4.1.1. When he asked her where she wanted to go for a drink, she named the place where she usually hung out, but he made a face and said that it was in the student ghetto and he’d take her somewhere better.

4.2. Robert is clever and gentle at the beginning.

4.2.1. Quote: She thought he was going to go in for a kiss and prepared to duck and offer him her cheek, but instead of kissing her on the mouth he took her by the arm and kissed her gently on the forehead, as though she were something precious.

4.3. Their relationship is getting closer.

4.3.1. Quote: While she was home over break, they texted nearly non-stop, not only jokes but little updates about their days.

5. Feminism

5.1. Margot choose to continue when Robert show less interest.

5.1.1. Quote: That made her sad, not so much because she wanted to continue spending time with him as because she’d had such high expectations for him over break, and it didn’t seem fair that things had fallen apart so quickly.

5.2. Margot laugh at Robert of his ridicular thought.

6. MeToo

6.1. Margot is afraid and blame herself for the discomfort atmosphere.

6.1.1. Just as she thought this, he said, “Don’t worry, I’m not going to murder you,” and she wondered if the discomfort in the car was her fault, because she was acting jumpy and nervous, like the kind of girl who thought she was going to get murdered every time she went on a date.

6.2. Margot thinks she dressed up wrong for a date.

6.2.1. She was wearing leggings and a sweatshirt, and that might have been the problem. When she got into the car, he’d said, “Glad to see you dressed up for me,” which she’d assumed was a joke, but maybe she actually had offended him by not seeming to take the date seriously enough, or something.

6.3. Margot afraid to hurt Robert's feeling.

6.3.1. She thought, her texting “lol r u serious” had hurt him, had intimidated him and made him feel uncomfortable around her.

6.4. Margot feels she did thing wrong she didn't tell him she's not old enough to get in into the bar.

6.4.1. Standing outside the bar, having been rejected in front of everyone, was humiliating enough, and now Robert was looking at her as if she’d done something wrong.

6.5. Margot start to change her mind to not have sex with Robert but she thinks is bad to stop it .

6.5.1. It wasn’t that she was scared he would try to force her to do something against her will but that insisting that they stop now, after everything she’d done to push this forward, would make her seem spoiled and capricious, as if she’d ordered something at a restaurant and then, once the food arrived, had changed her mind and sent it back.

7. Slut-shaming

7.1. Margot feel self-disgust when Robert on the way to get into her.

7.1.1. she imagined herself from above, naked and spread-eagled with this fat old man’s finger inside her, and her revulsion turned to self-disgust and a humiliation that was a kind of perverse cousin to arousal.

8. Boundaries

8.1. Robert is gentle.

8.1.1. he only pecked her on the mouth. “You’re drunk,” he said, accusingly.

9. Misogyny

9.1. Robert keep texting Margot in bad words at the end.

10. Toxic masculinity

10.1. Margot makes Robert erect, but with a bad reaction.

10.1.1. “Making out in the front seat like a teen-ager,” he said, in mock disgust. Then he added, “I’d have thought you’d be too old for that, now that you’re twenty.”

10.2. Robert plays Margot body not gentle and angry about himself he can't take off her bra.

10.2.1. He got the hint and tried to undo her bra, but he couldn’t work the clasp, his evident frustration reminiscent of his struggle with the keys, until at last he said, bossily, “Take that thing off,” and she complied.