Maria Edgeworth Essays
The Myth of the Ideal in Belinda College
In Belinda by Maria Edgeworth, portrayals of gender and womanhood have crucial and complex roles. In addition to the binary it asserts between Lady Delacour and Lady Anne Percival, the novel also provides a young generation of female characters,...
Influence of External Factors on National Identity: Johnson, Boswell, and Edgeworth College
The very nature of travel literature is to inform the population that has not traveled abroad to so-called ‘wild’ places of the cultures and people that lie beyond their own nation, specifically, the untraveled English population. Given the rise...
Audience Engagement and Mode of Address in 'Castle Rackrent' College
The mode of address is the relationship between the writer, the text and the audience and the way that this is communicated and controlled by stylistic features of narration. In the case of Castle Rackrent, Edgeworth has created a complex mode of...