In Weekend, written by Fay Weldon, it is the opposite case for poor Martha and her husband, Martin. In the beginning of this story, it clearly proves that Martha is a very busy woman. Weldon digs right into her getting the house packed up and the children ready to leave for their weekend house. She is dressing the children, preparing the food.
Fay and fortune Auto da Fay Fay Weldon Flamingo 15. 99, pp 366 When Fay Weldon leaves St Andrews with an MA in economics and psychology, she takes her scarlet university gown with her: it comes in useful later, she says, as a Father Christmas outfit, before moths claim it.