By Frances Burney
Raised in seclusion until eventually her 17th birthday, Evelina is uncovered to London society for the 1st time whereas within the corporation of the modern girl Howard. Evelina’s loss of aristocratic upbringing speedy turns into obvious, yet undaunted by way of her lack of know-how of the customs and conventions of eighteenth-century London, Evelina strives to win the affection of tested nobleman Lord Orville.
Published anonymously, Frances Burney’s Evelina is a satirical novel that conveys one younger woman’s coming-of-age in hugely competitive, and classy eighteenth-century society. Evelina’s blameless statement completely depicts the keeping apart impression of those customs, whereas additionally criticizing them, and offers sensible observation at the spectacle and formalities of English society.
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