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By Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,Sandra Zagarell

A assortment that exhibits Freeman's many modes - romantic, gothic, and psychologically symbolic - in addition to her use of pathos and sentimentality, humour, satire and irony. those tales centre on questions of women's integrity, braveness and privation; discover the assumption of masculinity; and dramatise the connection among rural New England and sleek tradition and trade. additionally integrated here's 'The Jamesons', a chain of sketches approximately village existence reprinted for the 1st time because the flip of the 20 th century.

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