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Her theme is always a young girl's impressions of the social world , her mistakes
in society , her gradual discovery of its values , and her discovery of love , which ,
after some misunderstandings due to her innocence , ends in marriage .
Wherever there was a man , he saw a snob ” ; and snobbery , the jockeying for
social position and the pretense to a status rather higher than the person's true
one he saw as the main driving force of man in society . This view of man has ...
He could no longer indulge in the luxury of character creation for its own sake
since he was now compelled to match himself against an actual social scene ; his
creative gusto and its results had to be checked against the facts of observed ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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