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This shift in technique allows the reader to make a closer examination of the mind of Mervyn, who has many things in common with Carwin and Ormond. Like them, he is a young man cast on his own in a chaotic, rapacious world in which he ...
He declared to Mervyn, "My virtuous theories and comprehensive erudition would not have saved me from the basest of crimes. " Befriended by an American who brought him from England, Welbeck proceeded to ruin the man's married sister.
In the second part Welbeck is a broken and penitent man whose final punishment is to have Mervyn moralizing over him as he breathes his last in debtor's prison. Brown even balances the theme of the city versus the country by showing the ...
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American writers: a collection of literary biographiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This supplement, the latest addition to the well-known "American Writers'' series, includes 29 authors. All except Frederick Douglass, the 19th-century orator and writer, are 20th-century poets ... Read full review