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By Oscar Wilde

ISBN-10: 1443431125

ISBN-13: 9781443431125

At the floor, Sir Robert Chiltern is a perfect husband—he has a powerful position as a member of the home of Commons and is usually decent in public and in deepest. His spouse, woman Chiltern, is pleased with their privileged lifestyles.

What she doesn't comprehend is that Sir Robert’s preliminary upward push to strength used to be based in a little bit shady situations, and over the process twenty-four hours, those earlier indiscretions threaten to return to mild, and the destiny of the Chiltern’s marriage is quickly at stake.

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The father, Patrick Brontë (originally Brunty), was born and reared in Ireland by a poor and probably illiterate peasant family. His mother, a Catholic by birth, had become a Protestant upon marriage to his father. Young Patrick was clever enough to be a schoolteacher at age sixteen and thereafter admitted to Cambridge to study for the ministry—a most unusual accomplishment for an impecunious Irish youth. By the time he was appointed to the pulpit of Haworth, in Yorkshire, in 1820, he had risen in social class enough to be considered a gentleman, albeit an impoverished one without wealthy connections or a private income to supplement his meager wages.

To complicate matters further, Helen’s admirable self-restraint under oppression and St. ” Because to this point the novel seems to endorse Jane’s Christian attack on Rochester’s “natural” morality of love, Jane’s view does appear at first to be aligned with the values of Helen, Brocklehurst, and St. John. On the other hand, it should be noted that all three of these characters also devalue Jane’s selfhood in some way—that is, her right to physical comfort and childlike pleasure (Brocklehurst), her earthly attachments and need for love as “thinking too much about the love of others” (Helen), and the rightness of strong feeling, including romantic love in its legitimate setting of marriage (St.

Jane too is a highly unconventional romantic heroine, not only in her plainness of appearance, dress, and manner, but also in her insistence on the validity of her own emotions, entirely contrary to the passivity and modesty required of respectable women: “The vehemence of emotion, stirred by grief and love within me, was claiming mastery, and struggling for full sway and asserting a right to predominate—to overcome, to live, rise, and reign at last; yes, and to speak,” she says when she believes she must part from him (p.

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