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Is Ayesha a god?

The nature of She is never fully explained by Haggard at any point throughout the text.  Her ability to die seems to indicate that she is only a mortal human, but at various points in the story she alludes to … Continue reading

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Inner Conflict: Religion and Temptation

In the first section of Middlemarch, I noticed in particular the dual nature of Dorothea’s character, and the inner conflict she experiences between her devout, religious side, and her human, passionate side that gives into her desires. I wondered, if … Continue reading

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The Narrator, Female Sexuality and Religion

With the introduction of Miss Clack, a female narrator, we are introduced with the possibility of receiving a less gendered, and more genuine, representation of a woman’s role in Victorian society. However, while Miss Clack’s narration contrasts to Betteredge’s view … Continue reading

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