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Joseph Andrews ; with Shamela ; and Related Writings: Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 12: Background and Sources page 359-392 Summary

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Section 12: Background and Sources page 359-392 Summary

In Paul Scarron's "Le Roman Comique", Destiny and Cave separate seven men in nightshirts to stop them from fighting at the inn where they are staying. Later, Ragotin borrows a horse to impress Star, whom he thinks he is in love with, but he tumbles off the horse when a gunshot sounds. In the second part of the novel, Madam Bouvillon's attempt to seduce Destiny is thwarted by Ragotin's arrival. In Alain-Rene Lesage's "Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane", Gil meets the Archbishop of Grenada after being proposed as capable to copy the Archbishop's writings. He becomes a favorite of the Archbishop but is perplexed about how to help when the Archbishop is seized with apoplexy. In Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux's "Le Paysan parvenu ou les Memoirs de M***", Jacob protects his honor and virtue...

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