Snobs Symbols & Objects

Julian Fellowes
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The Upper Class

The upper class is an exclusive class of people in British society. They are usually, but not always, wealthy people with very old families that can be traced back many centuries. Some members of the upper class are also members of the nobility, carrying hereditary titles like Marquess and Early, which are handed down through the male heirs of the family. It is an exclusive social group that shares a common background. Anyone who has not been raised in the social circle is never truly fully accepted as part of the upper class, however it is possible for someone from the upper class to move into other circles. In the novel, Charles and his parents are in the upper class, as is the narrator and his wife.

The Upper Middle Class

The upper-middle class is a section of British society where people are sometimes...

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