Edith Wharton Essay | Comparitive Essay

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Summary: If a woman is a victim of one thing, she is often vulnerable of other sources of shame due to a low self esteem. The female protagonists in Edith Wharton's Summer and Stephen Crane's Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is victims of society due to their social and economic statuses.
Female Victims in Literature

Women are victims of prey. Anything can bring shame to a person and make them feel small and unimportant. Society often views women as being lesser than males, and are often associated with having feelings of affection and emotion. This is always contrasted by having male aggressors. This theme of woman victims is often displayed in literature. A female protagonist may be a victim due to a number of things, but all of the sources vary and have a domino like effect. If a woman is a victim of one thing, she is often vulnerable of other sources of shame due to a low self esteem. The female protagonists in Edith Wharton's Summer and Stephen Crane's Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is victims of society due to their social and economic statuses.

Summer, by Edith Wharton, is a novel written in 1917 about Charity...

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