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The point is that they are all rooted in the most palpable kinds of material reality,
the reality of life shaped by the forces of history, or the reality of work, of
traditional skills and professions. These realities give \ them reality. And what is ...
Yet because of the unity of tone, the melodramatic incredibilities scarcely matter;
they are false to observed reality but not false to Charlotte Brontė's shaping
dream; they represent, indeed, the triumph of the dream over reality. And the
unity of ...
Its theme is reality and its nature, as is made plain in the first chapter, in which the
hero Rickie, then an undergraduate, is discussing with his friends the
metaphysical problem, Does a cow exist when there is no one there to see it?
Rickie is in ...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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