Joseph Andrews part 2

Joseph Andrews part 2 - Fielding elevates charity above...

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Fielding elevates charity above piety o See Joseph's speech, p204 o Echoes of Richardson's critque off upper-class corruption o See p.238 Joseph as Hero Chapter 11 (p229-232) Does Joseph's display of emotion augment or diminish his heroism? Open ended question o Diminish o "His Eyes overflowed with tears, which would have become any but a hero" o Augment The novel seems to validate Joseph's immoderate passion borderline btwn parody and idealism: the novel simultaneously mocks and validates J's excessive feeling--echoing Pamela's sensibility Book 4 Return to parody/critique of Pamela E.g. of the Bs, chapter 6. How might chapter 7's meditation on the way society conditions women to view men be a critique of Pamela? Chapter 11 critiques Mr. B's hypocrisy / Pamela 's double standards The Novel's Conclusion Conclusion evokes Shakespearean comedy / romance in its resolution of the plot via the
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2011 for the course ENGLISH 161C taught by Professor Kareem during the Fall '11 term at UCLA.

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