Morality for Beautiful Girls Themes

Alexander McCall Smith
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The Nature of Morality

On many levels, this appears to be the narrative's central thematic concern, as two of its central characters (Mma Ramotswe, Mma Makutsi) and at least one of its larger supporting characters (Moemidi Pulani) have questions of morality on their minds. It's important to note, at this point, that while much of the narrative's consideration of morality is framed within the context of its relationship to beauty, particularly when it comes to Pulani (see below), the bulk of the narrative's examination of the question takes place outside that context. Examples include Mma Ramotswe's consideration of whether it's moral to lie to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni (she decides it isn't), whether it's moral to lie to the family of the Government Man (she decides it is), and Mma Makutsi's consideration of whether it's moral to lie to the pageant contestants (she starts out believing it is...

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