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This is really a detailed analysis. I am glad that the other students have read it and benifit from it.
I can see that you are aware of the different emotions of the speaker as a pregnant woman. What about "fat purse" with newly minted money? I used to have different interpretations about this from my students'. They felt that it's to emphasize her values; for me, it's a kind of self-ridicule.