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Unformatted text preview: Spectator can really be read by all levels of society. Steeles depiction of idealized high society doings are further dramatized by the aristocratic myths of the rescued maiden and the lost child and justified by Steele on the grounds of its opposite dwelling. The commonality of Addisons and Steeles audiences was also often stressed. By connecting morality and economics, Addison and Steele attempted to make a connection between the aristocracy and the bourgeois. They also deem credit as negative, and point out that it is good to buy (and sell) things in moderation if you have actual money. Addison and Steele feel that it is vital for a trader to be moral, and to focus more on the actual goods rather than how the goods are displayed or presented....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course FYS 1101 taught by Professor Palumbo during the Spring '08 term at Emmanuel.
- Spring '08