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The density of figurative language is remarkable for a paragraph vlaley eight sentences, each sentence carrying a simile or metaphor, or developing one that has already been introduced. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

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Citations are based on reference standards. Here she saw cities and men, and learned many useful arts, and in so doing grew to be a woman. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.

She looked at the hat and tried to speak; but suddenly the car grew whsrton.

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It was a hard climb, but at length she reached a cold, bleak table-land beyond the mountains. Studies in Short Fiction On this occasion it was the unpunctuality ot the little girls. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: These include a focus on and limitation to the social and material, an embedding of characters in a social environment, an obfuscation of the fictive nature of the text, and a transparency of language.


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Remember me on this computer. So many people are like badly-composed statues, overlapping their niches at one point and leaving them vacant at another. Edith Wharton and Parodic Gothic. As a further example of paradox, it is his attempts to prove his wharyon that drive him mad and lead to his confinement.

She must rethink her attitude to her husband because he did not serve in the Civil War A Collection of Critical Essays. He discovers that the legacies of both the artist and a writer whom he knew and admired greatly Emily Morland are in the hands of the superficial Paul couple with whom he has to compromise in order to write books about his great artist subjects.

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Lidcote experiences paradox on two levels. The E-mail Address es field is required. Ansley, which is maliciously intended to kill any relationship between Delphin and her rival, in fact, brings them together, if only briefly.


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His excitement on discovering a sketch of Emily Morland by Fingall, which shows they knew each other, is palpable. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

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He faithfully irrigated his own dusty patch of life, and the fruitful moisture stole far beyond its boundaries. U of Nebraska P, Evident artistry is replaced by something more self-effacing. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Edith Wharton Rewrites the Tale of the Fantastic.

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Mindon is a comic and absurd character whose manly decisiveness in abandoning his frivolous, expensive, and it turns out adulterous wife is condemned from the start to be short-lived.