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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë, 1848, England, NOVEL

"...Because of the privacy and immediacy of these narratives, the reader sees personal changes and attitudes Helen and Gilbert are often unaware of at the time: we witness Helen's first naïve protestations of passion for her husband and follow her through her eventual disillusionment; we recognize Gilbert's early, unconscious egotism. While the plot continues and mysteries are unraveled, what Helen and Gilbert say—as well as what they don't say—provides another thread to follow, one which reinforces Anne Brontë's indictment of the sexual double standards of nineteenth-century Britain."

(E.B., p. 366)

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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments I'm submitting my review of this: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Thanks for your review, Samadrita. It has now been incorporated above.

Nicole~ (nicoleiam) | 4 comments Serve! Here's my small contirbution, too. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

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