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But the greater interest is that , written in the first person as a ' true confession '
with the moral tag at the end that ' true confessions ' in any age must have , it is
further evidence of the protean nature of Defoe ' s imagination . It was one thing
At the same time , she was a true novelist ; she never allows her political
sympathies to pervert these characters into figures of melodrama : Miss Rayland
has in the end considerable pathetic dignity , and Tracy , though presented in
terms of ...
The picture is true because it is of the provinces : in Hardy the picture is true not
simply because it is of Wessex . ... It is , if such a thing is possible , a limited
universality , true for a certain kind of community at a certain point in time , a
picture of ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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