The Mill on the Floss Essay | Female Characters in British Literature of 19th Century

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Female Characters in British Literature of 19th Century

Summary: Discusses the characterization of female characters in British literature of the 19th century based on the reading of Anne Brontë´s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and George Eliot´s The Mill on the Floss.
Characterization of a human being has always two sides: the first one concerns one´s appearance, the other deals with one´s inner qualities. However, there is a slight difference in describing of a female and a male personality: outer characteristic is much more detailed when describing a female. But it is necessary to cover with both these issues when discussing the personality of a female.

Both of the two main protagonists of these two books are beautiful women but the difference is how the narrator conveys the fact to the reader. While prettiness is a natural part of a female for Anne Brontë and her heroine is beautiful, George Eliot surveys this issue much deeply: she shows how the appearance of a young woman may not only form her character but also influence her future life.

The conventional view of a...

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