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by Edith Wharton

This novel is about a poor woman’s desire to climb the social ranks who fails. She is torn between two men and finally decides upon suicide.

Characters: Lily Bart, Simon Rosedale, Lawrence Selden
Keywords: romance, realism, death, suicide, wealth, power

Critical sites about The House of Mirth

The Age of Ornament
“A feminist critique of The House of Mirth exploring the effects of a purely ‘ornamental’ status for women, through an analysis of the character Lily Bart.”
Contains: Content Analysis
Author: Angela R. Adams
Keywords: feminism

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013