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The point is that they are all rooted in the most palpable kinds of material reality ,
the reality of life shaped by the forces of history , or the reality of work , of
traditional skills and professions . These realities give them reality . And what is ...
Yet because of the unity of tone , the melodramatic incredibilities scarcely matter ;
they are false to observed reality but not false to Charlotte Brontė's shaping
dream ; they represent , indeed , the triumph of the dream over reality . And the
Emily Brontė's province is reality , but spiritual reality ; in Wuthering Heights death
is not an end but a liberation of the spirit , and in the world of Wuthering Heights
those we normally call the living and the dead exist side by side and are in ...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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