The Age of Innocence Essay | Newland's Motivations in "The Age of Innocence"

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Newland's Motivations in "The Age of Innocence"

Summary: In the film "The Age of Innocence," Newland refused to meet with Ellen because he believed a new encounter could never live up to the memories and feelings of love he had for her in the past.
The ending of the Age of Innocence movie shows that many things have changed in the years that have passed since Ellen left New York and went back to Europe.Newland refused to meet Ellen after all the years that passed by. He explained to his son by saying "It is more real to me here than if I went up, and the fear lest that last shadow of reality should lose its edge kept him rooted to his seat as the minutes succeeded each other." I am going to analyze Newland's quote in this paper and discuss the reasons that made him say it. I will include my point of view about Newland's action. What made him refuse meeting Ellen? It could be the long distance and years apart, change, fear of reality, holding on old memories and is it possible that...

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