Section 1: Joseph Andrews, Preface and Book 1, Chapters 1 through 12
• In the Preface to "Joseph Andrews," Fielding gives his intentions for the story and the major theme of distinguishing virtue in relationship to appearance and reality.
• The characters of Adam and Joseph are innocent in comparison to Mrs. Slipslop and Lady Booby.
• Joseph writes Pamela, his sister, about Lady Booby who is sexually attracted to Joseph.
• Both Mrs. Slipslop and Lady Booby desire Joseph. Booby argues with Joseph in her frustration.
• Lady Booby has Peter Pounce throw Joseph out of the house.
• Joseph is loyal to Fanny who he has lost touch with. He goes to the country to look for her and ensure they have maintained fidelity to each other.
• He is willing to defer marrying her at Adam's advice.
• He stops at an inn during a storm but is beaten by thieves, taken care of by a surgeon...
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