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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Themes

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Themes

Freedom From an Oppressive Authority

As a young girl from a wealthy family, Charlotte Doyle is not allowed to be a freethinking individual. She is told what to wear, what to say and how to think. Every aspect of her life is predetermined. She is a possession, owned by her family, and she is most likely seen as burden that they will only be free of if they are able to marry her off. Charlotte, living in a bubble as a result of her up bringing, is unaware of her lack of freedom. She has been conditioned into thinking that a refined lifestyle is the only satisfying and rewarding way to live.

Once she steps aboard the Seahawk, a whole new world opens before her, and it is just a matter of time before Charlotte realizes how restricting her life up to that point has been. Mr. Doyle and...

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