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Middlemarch: Two Temptations

The seventh book of Middlemarch is not cheerful. In it, the Lydgates’ marriage continues to disintegrate and Mr. Bulstrode shamefully rids himself of his persecutor, Raffles. While reading “Two Temptations”, the thought popped into my head that Rosy and Esther … Continue reading

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Middlemarch: Waiting for Death

The third book of Middlemarch, “Waiting for Death”, contains three sick people and two big marriage mistakes. It begins with the hopeful Fred Vincy trying to come up with money to pay a debt. He particularly wanted to pay this … Continue reading

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