Britain essay 2

Britain essay 2 - Trey Mouch Spats The arguments between...

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Trey Mouch Spats The arguments between Edmund Burke and Mary Wollstonecraft, particularly with respect to the French Revolution, are legendary to the multitudes versed in 18 th century British History. They argued about everything from human rights to politics to social niceties. Several of the exchanges throughout Lady Morgan’s The Wild Irish Girl are reminiscent of Burke’s and Wollstonecraft’s. This is probably not a coincidence considering Lady Morgan seems to have read both of their works, having mentioned them in this novel. In her book, Lady Morgan portrays many arguments and conflicts of character that may seem to be mere spats of very minor importance; however once penetrated, these arguments do indeed appear to have a level of intellectual and social importance equal to those of Burke and Wollstonecraft. One of the first instances that seem to allude to these arguments is Horatio’s first interactions with Irish peasants and in particular Murtoch O’Shaughnassey and his cow
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course FS 301 taught by Professor Wood during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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