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The pleasure we get from it comes from the fact that it is as it is; if it were
something else our pleasure would be different. And we do not "understand" the
poem by paraphrasing it, by "translating" it into prose. The meaning of the poem
We are not made to feel that Fanny's sojourn at Mansfield has made her a snob
or ashamed of her family, but simply that she is seeing the situation as it is, facing
the facts, as she faces the facts about her mother: "She might have made just as ...
They are, in fact, a boy's characters: fabulous beings, drawn not critically but in
wonder. And one of them is quite excellent, the gentlemanly boatswain Mr.
Chucks, a comic creation Dickens would not have been ashamed of. Marryat's
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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