Moll Flanders

Is Moll a victim in the story?

Or do you think she's the one preying on the men in her life?

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I think that Moll Flanders does what it takes to survive. She is willing to sacrifice moral principles in order to prosper, but does not appear to be extraordinarily wicked: when her continued prosperity seems secure, she can be an exemplary wife, sober and virtuous. This isn't an idealized "love" like in Romeo and Juliet rather Molls relationships are based on reality, which does not preclude genuine affection.