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... the higher , follows the lower ; Nightingale ; the Blifils , father and son ; Squire
Western and his politically minded feminist sister ; Sophia herself ; Mr. Allworthy .
Fielding was not creating characters merely for the sake of creating characters .
In form and manner it follows the earlier book closely , but there is nothing in
Roderick Random quite to come up to the retired naval officer Hawser Trunnion ,
who was plainly conceived in the first instance as a figure of fun and then
He is saying in effect to the reader : You believe you think logically , that one
thought follows another in orderly sequence , that you are in control of your
thoughts , that your mind is as it were a machine you can switch on at will to
perform its ...
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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