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Gumption is a dated term meaning resourcefulness , intelligence and courage . Two of the most common tropes related to cabins are hunting lodges ( masculine associations ) and quaint cottages ( feminine associations ). This piece is about how feminine strength is often overlooked or discredited . The elderly woman sits in her cottage , knitting and sipping tea under her flowery shawl , with her kill gutted and hanging by the fire .