This is our first sight of Linda and Giselle, who figure prominently in Part Three,
and their reactions are telling. Linda, who will become an allegory of lawful
society, is angered by the looting mob, while Giselle, who will represent the
peaceful socialist utopia, is both "bewildered," not understanding the
violence of men, and "resigned," passively accepting her fate without
offering any kind of forceful opposition.