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Lecture

Lecture 4


Department
English
Course Code
ENGC39H3
Professor
Michael Wells

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Lecture 4
Close reading specific vs. general
Epistolary novel
oPros:
Timeline (dated)
Intimate
Writing to the moment
oCons:
Lots of duplication
Reflect i on
Writing to the moment
Unreliable
Mr. B lies when he writes to the farmer
Limited perspective
Richardson claims honesty, but maybe we CANT trust hi m
oMr. Bs honesty
Is Pamela even writing?
oThe editor has a different perspective
Virtue = virginity vs. virtue virginity
Public vs. pr ivate
oTell everyone you’re a virgin when youre really not
oOnly way to lose virgi nity and keep virtue is to be marr ied
What is Richardson talking about what is the character?
Gender double-standard
oMr. Bs loss of virginity isnt that harmful
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