"The House of Mirth" Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

"The House of Mirth"
Examines Edith Wharton's harsh treatment of her female characters in "The House of Mirth".
# 39691 | 1,150 words | 1 source | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 12, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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This paper examines Wharton's presentation of the characters of Lily Bart and Gerty Farish in Wharton's "House of Mirth" in order to demonstrate why these women do not deserve lasting happiness. The emphasis of the discussion shall be on the lead character of Lily Bart.

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