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Pamela, or, Virtue Rewarded Summary
Samuel Richardson

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Pamela, or, Virtue Rewarded Summary

Plot Summary

"Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded" by Samuel Richardson is an epistolary novel of manners. The novel details the trials Pamela faces when Mr. B, her employer, tries to compromise her virtue and even kidnaps her. "Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded" demonstrates the difficulties and value of a young woman maintaining her chastity.

After Pamela's lady dies, her son, Mr. B, hires Pamela and is very kind to her. Pamela's parents worry about their daughter's virtue when they learn of his attentions. At Bedfordshire, Mr. B attempts Pamela's virtue several times, but she refuses him. Mrs. Jervis defends Pamela, but he also accuses Pamela of sullying his reputation and eventually allows her to leave unattended. Pamela is transported to Mr. B's Lincolnshire estate where she is held under the close supervision and persecution of the cruel Mrs. Jewkes. Pamela begins a secret correspondence with Mr. Williams, a local clergyman, who tries...

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