I like how she portrays her women. Read her and found out for yourself.
Change your language to change your thoughts.
This one in particular, as when I was checking it cam from Much Ado (I'm super paranoid I'll cite the wrong play/sonnet) there were people Googling what it meant.
It was comfortable viewing, I felt the buzz of intelligence and the murmur of "I know what that means". It was the medical follow up to the popular CSI formula I suppose.
A little bit of Stephen King...
A great writer picks wonderful similes like this. A simile doesn't need to be exotic or barely heard of to work.
Women and children being treated like possessions. Basic needs like clean water being treated like luxuries. A megalomaniac focused only on what he deems his own possessions... ...or maybe it's the news?