Miss Julia Strikes Back Themes

Ann B. Ross
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Social Class

Much of Julia's outlook stems from her place in the upper class of society in Abbotsville. She places much emphasis on one's place in society, especially as it effects one's sophistication in society. One signifies one's class, not necessarily by money, but by manners, breeding and associations.

Though Julia does not place all importance on one's finances, she remarks that many middle class citizens, such as Etta Mae Wiggins, show less of the good manners that she herself exhibits. She allows the lack of breeding as an excuse to an extent, but she rarely passes on an opportunity to point out those of less refinement.

With her manners, breeding and moral habits, Julia feels some entitlement. She desires that others, especially those of the working class, such as a cashier at Target, assume the best of her. However, she rarely offers this consideration to others, especially those...

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