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by Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell wrote her first novel, Mary Barton, at the suggestion of her husband - in order to take her mind off of her infant son William's death from scarlet fever in 1845. The plot is based on the real-life murder of a progressive mill owner in 1831. Gaskell relied on inspiration from…

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Posted By chad d #272479 at Oct 03, 2012 6:13 PM

I am writing a 5 page paper on the question and need some help

To what extent does the author suggest England is divided into two nations of rich and poor? Does the author believe these two nations could ever be reconciled? and if so how?

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Posted By omar l #138437 at May 09, 2010 7:48 AM