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bols are not sentimentalized, for Greece contains Pan, and Forster's symbol
always includes the life of impulse, of impulse even to brutishness and cruelty.
We see this in his first novel, Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905), a book which in
This failure in the symbol which is Forster's measuring rod of his upper-class,
public school, Anglo-Saxon characters is still more evident in The Longest
Journey (1907), in many ways the most delightful of his novels. Its theme is reality
and its ...
There is the plane of realism, and here Forster's great gifts of satire and of
sympathy, his humor and understanding, are seen to their fullest advantage. All
his previous criticisms of the "undeveloped heart" are summed up in his
descriptions of ...
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s THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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