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Wives and Daughters

Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell Wives and Daughters Summary ☆ 4 Ces the development of the two girls into womanhood within the gossiping and watchful society of Hollingford Wives and Daughters is far than a nostalgic evocation of village life; it offers an ironic critiue of mid Victorian society 'No nineteenth century novel contains a devastati. Do you like fairy tales Well Gaskell certainly did To begin with the old rigmarole of childhood In a country there was a shire and in that shire there was a town and in that town there was a house and in that house there was a room and in that room there was a bed and in that bed there lay a little girl wide awake and longing to get up but not daring to do so for fear of the unseen power in the next room a certain Betty whose slumbers must not be disturbed until six o clock struck when she wakened of herself as sure as clockwork and left the household very little peace afterwards It was a June morning and early as it was the room was full of sunny warmth and light I do love a good Victorian novel They re plot driven and entertaining sometimes even a little enchanting They also depict the concerns of the age At the heart of this a large social transition the man of art the man of poetry and romance is being replaced by the new man of science the new man of Darwinism and logic Gaskell s narrative suggests that the former is a dying breed he is unsuccessful in the modernising world he is outdated Contrastingly science prospers Such can be seen with the Hamley brothers Incidentally Gaskell was a cousin of Darwin s and her acceptance of new thought can be seen she clearly favours it Romance drove the plot forward it was a powerful depiction of love that endures all the ridiculousness and all the cunningness of the other characters But it irked me how long it took the pair to realise it Gaskell makes it painfully obvious to the reader that this pair should be together and standard storytelling practically dictated that this is how the novel should end The pair seems to be painfully unaware with what was in front of their faces for most of the story Though I do suppose that was what Gaskell was going for she wanted to anger the reader she wanted to make them shout and rage about how these characters should be together It annoyed me a little these could have been together form the start and I wouldn t have had to read 700 pages of semi dry narrative he had never known her value he thought till now And there s the rub I ve got to stop inserting Shakespeare uotes into reviews The novel was long winded I mean it s huge I do like big novels Sometimes a story is so long that it needs to be told properly I get that and I appreciate that However I found this to be awfully drawn out There were so many scenes in which the characters had repetitive conversations and lamented over the same facts There were so many parts that just didn t add to the greater whole of the narrative The story remained stationary for a long time The wonderful Jane Austen give her a round of applause please she deserves it can encompass so much in so fewer words Persuasion is a uarter of the length of this and that has so much story than this but it is told in the way it should be Gaskell just droned on for much longer than her story was worth It was a drag However behind the book s snail pace drawn out plot semi mundane characters and the frustrating romance there is a real deep exploration of Victorian society The class systems the complications are very well illustrated The problems of a patriarchal system that demands that women and men must exist in spate spheres are presented Molly s farther is taciturn and rigid but he does in his overly masculine way love his daughter In his naivety perhaps not the best word self imposed restriction will work much better he marries so his daughter can be taught and guided He never even entertains the thought that perhaps he as her farther could deal with her himself All she realistically needed was chaperone he could have taught her himself Indeed his wife turns out to be a money grabbing shrew she is a societal leech and she almost ruins everything Not a good match So in this perhaps Gaskell suggests that these silly silly divides should be broken Societies outward image is just something for the vain things would work much better if men and women were less concerned with their proper places in society This did have strong message but it took far too many words to say it in even if the suggestions of fairy tale were rather whimsical at the start Verzamelde verzen the development of Moving Through Maths the Visual Culture The Reader Published in association with The Open University two girls into womanhood within Au Delà Des Ombres the gossiping and watchful society of Hollingford Wives and Daughters is far Hearing the Call than a nostalgic evocation of village life; it offers an ironic critiue of mid Victorian society 'No nineteenth century novel contains a devastati. 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Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell Wives and Daughters Summary ☆ 4 Set in English society before the 1832 Reform Bill Wives and Daughters centres on the story of youthful Molly Gibson brought up from childhood by her father When he remarries a new step sister enters Molly's uiet life – loveable but worldly and troubling Cynthia The narrative tra. To begin with the old rigmarole of childhood In a country there was a shire and in that shire there was a town and in that town there was a house and in that house there was a room and in that room there was a bed and in that bed there lay a little girl Wives and Daughters reads like a fairytale and we are immediately enchanted by its gentle charm Stepmother prince villain woods a ball castle climbing roses birds and beasts It s all there However the stepmother is not evil just annoying and shallow The prince is but a suire the villain merely ungentlemanly The woods is a friendly lesson in botany the ball disappointing the castle entailed its timber rotting Roses get tossed into the fire It is Mr Preston said she in answer to Molly I shall not dance with him and here go his flowers Into the very middle of the embers which she immediately stirred down upon the beautiful shrivelling petals as if she wished to annihilate them as soon as possible Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell spins this long leisurely tale with such attention to detail characters and dialogue that you feel transported to another time and place And bittersweet it is Death blackmail secret promises undisclosed marriages politics scandal the worry of money are ever present Her wicked characters are presented with enough sympathy that you enjoy them as much as the good ones Take Hyacinth Gibson for example she corresponds somewhat to Mrs Bennet in Pride and Prejudice Austen totally denied all sympathy to tedious Mrs Bennet but Gaskell makes sure we see Hyacinth as a person selfish and shallow but not uninteresting and not incapable of sincere kindnessAnd the good characters are flawed sometimes you are not certain to which side they ll land Or where you ll land given the exasperating ualities some of them have There is mystery too given to these people hints dropped about things that are not revealed by the authorI am completely in love with Wives and Daughters so take my 5 stars you pretty little thing

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Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell Wives and Daughters Summary ☆ 4 Ng rejection than this of the Victorian male assumption of moral authority' writes Pam Morris in her introduction to this new edition in which she explores the novel's main themes – the role of women Darwinism and the concept of Englishness – and its literary and social context. I finished this 700 page book in less than four days which of course means that by my rating system it s a five star utterly compulsive read But now having gulped the whole thing down I m going back to re read it at a sedate Victorian pace How could I not love a book that has lines like these I won t say she was silly but I think one of us was silly and it wasn t me All sorts of thoughts cross one s mind it depends upon whether one gives them harbour and encouragement Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly better than wise people for their wisdom Your husband this morning Mine tonight What do you take him for A man smiled Cynthia And therefore if you won t let me call him changeable I ll coin a word and call him consolable There are so many terrific reviews of this classic that I doubt I can add much except to say that I love Elizabeth Gaskell and I nearly cried as I turned that last page knowing it was the abrupt end not just of an engrossing story filled with complex characters humor and thoughtful insights but also because it was the last thing Mrs Gaskell wrote she died before she could pen the final chapterApril 12 group read here

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    Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read review Wives and Daughters This 1865 novel by Elizabeth Gaskell who also wrote the lovely North and South is a pleasant but rather leisurely and lengthy tale of the personalities that inhabit an English country town in about the 1830's The novel centers arou

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    Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read review Wives and Daughters To begin with the old rigmarole of childhood In a country there was a shire and in that shire there was a town and in that town there was a house and in that house there was a room and in that room there was a bed and in that bed there lay a little girl Wives and Daughters reads like a fairytale and we are immediately enchanted by its gentle charm Stepmother prince villain woods a ball castle climbing roses bi

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    Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell review Wives and Daughters Review on second readingI have no words for how much I love this book and how thoroughly impressed I was on this

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    Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read review Wives and Daughters Do you like fairy tales? Well Gaskell certainly did To begin with the old rigmarole of childhood In a country there was a shire and in that shire there was a town and in that town there was a house and in that house there was a room and in that room there was a bed and in that bed there lay a little girl; wide awake and longing to get up but not daring to do so for fear of the unseen power in the next room a certain Betty whose slumbers mu

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (Wives and Daughters) author Elizabeth Gaskell Why has it taken me so long to finally read this wonderful novel? I bought the Penguin edition when I was in my 20s read a page or two put it down and didn't pick it up again The book sat on my shelf for years For all I know it could be there still However after university I went right off Victorian literature and it's onl

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (Wives and Daughters) author Elizabeth Gaskell 2020 rereadMy Jane Austen book group is reading this book a great excuse for a reread as it is one of my favorites of all time I also remain firm in my belief that it is one of the greatest novels of the nineteenth century George Elliott certainly thought so she admitted that this book was the inspiration for her great novel MiddlemarchI do think that this book is in conversation with Jane Austen on a number of levels first being that what

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    review Wives and Daughters EBOOK / KINDLE (Wives and Daughters) author Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read Whilst Wives and Daughters isn't my favourite Elizabeth Gaskell I loved the insight in to 19th century domestic life especially the customs relationships and descriptions of rural livingOur heroine Molly Gibson is unassuming and uiet yet has an inner steely determination and steadfast values that I really appreciated All the chara

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (Wives and Daughters) author Elizabeth Gaskell MY HEART HURTSWHY DID THIS BOOK HAVE TO END

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (Wives and Daughters) author Elizabeth Gaskell I finished this 700 page book in less than four days which of course means that by my rating system it's a five star utterly compulsive read But now having gulped the whole thing down I'm going back to re read it at a sedate Victorian pace How could I not love a book that has lines like these “I won't say she was silly but I think one of us was silly and it wasn't me” “All sorts of thoughts cross one's mind—it depends upon whether

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (Wives and Daughters) author Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell ´ 4 Read review Wives and Daughters 455 stars This book was really really good I even think it was better than North South by the same author which seems to be a lot of people's favourite What I love the most about this story is the characters whic

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