Maggie Themes-Determinism o Environmental and economic determinism o Everything about your life is where you were born, what class you were born into o We are all controlled by the whims of faith-God is cold/indifferent o Little theology in naturalism -Pessimism o The world is dark, pessimistic place where the characters want to express their better self but are doomed by other forces o ** Maggie is a Romantic, she has a Romantic vision of life Her dream is crushed terribly, but she does have a hope? Yet it is still
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course ENG 316K taught by Professor Kruppa during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.