Heroism in "Vanity Fair" and "Past and Present"
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This paper presents an examination of how the theme of heroism is articulated in"Vanity Fair" by Thackeray and "Past and Present" by Carlyle. In particular,the paper considers heroism as it relates to social values.
From the Paper:"The purpose of this research is to examine the phenomenon of heroism as treated by Thackeray in 'Vanity Fair' and by Carlyle in 'Past and Present.' The plan of the research will be to set forth the dominating pattern of ideas in each text and then to discuss how the dilemmas of heroism are worked out with regard to individual characters and members of social groups with a view toward evaluating whether and to what extent these novels of Thackeray and Carlyle suggest that heroism might be redefined."
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