Superior Women Themes

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Chief among Adams's themes is that of friendship and the love that comes with it. The convoluted ties between the five coeds, first brought together by proximity and chance, are alternately cemented or fractured by Megan's compassionate warmth or by Lavinia's brittle self-centeredness. Betrayal and deceit prevail as misogynistic domineering Adam Marr nearly destroys whatever autonomy Janet develops. Lavinia seduces Henry as a way of displaying her contempt for Megan, and Janet's priest rejects...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Superior Women from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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