Quotation by Joyce Carol Oates

Old women snore violently. They are like bodies into which bizarre animals have crept at night; the animals are vicious, bawdy, noisy. How they snore! There is no shame to their snoring. Old women turn into old men.
Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938), U.S. author. "What Is the Connection Between Men and Women?" Mademoiselle (New York, Feb. 1970).
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