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through character can the novelist ' s apprehensions of man ' s fate be uttered at
all . When Mrs . Leavis , in ... The more highly a novelist has organized his
characters the less they can be reduced to " bold outlines . ” And the organization
of a ...
These characters are most evident when he is attacking social injustice or flaws
in the social code . Bumble , Heep , and Gradgrind are typical figures of savage
comedy ; ridicule and contempt are poured upon them , but they remain ...
characters. that. are. formally. comic . In Dombey , for instance , or Carker in the
same novel , or Headstone in Our Mutual ... Dickens is concentrating so
exclusively on the obsessional element in behavior that he is inventing
characters that we ...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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