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Comedy deals with the conflict between illusion and reality; “Know thyself!” is the
imperative of every comic writer. Miss Austen began to write as a child and wrote
all her life. In her first novels, Sense and Sensibility and Northanger Abbey (for ...
The comedy indeed is comedy of circumstance; nature, which includes human
nature, cannot be regulated, even by the most single-minded vice, and justice is
done in the end. In this novel Galt mingles tragedy with comedy. The virtuous or ...
not so much of humor as of savage comedy with no good nature in it at all. 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;
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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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