Why is Mrs Mallard at first afraid of what she sees coming to her?

Why is Mrs Mallard at first afraid of what she sees coming to her?

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    Mrs Mallard was initially afraid of what was coming towards her because it was too subtle and elusive for her to name. She was not used to this new freedom that was fighting to be with her. She knew that once it arrives, she would be powerless to fight it back. So she waited with bated (nervous) breath for her new found freedom to consume her completely.

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