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This anthology is a radical advent to vintage literature in the event you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. should you have recognized and enjoyed those works long ago, this is often a call for participation to reunite with outdated acquaintances in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this distinct assortment brings jointly works as diversified and influential because the Pilgrim s growth and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it really is must-have addition to any library.
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231). No one defends Lily after her cruel dismissal, though both Dorset and Carry Fisher later apologize for their cowardly behavior. Bertha has no moral scruples; Lily has far too many. Bertha is a Fury and avenger, yet Lily has committed no crime. Wharton makes her heroine the ironic embodiment of Aeschylus舗 great theme: suffering teaches wisdom. Lily returns to New York to find that Grace Stepney has told her aunt that Lily lost money gambling and that Gus Trenor has paid her bills, poisoning the severe and disapproving Julia Peniston against her.
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