Analysis Of The Other Paris By Mavis Gallant

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“Societies Love” The passage from “The Other Paris” by Mavis Gallant illustrates society’s expectations and what it holds over people in the world. He presents this through the characters Carol and Howard and their engagement and what caused them to become engaged. He writes about the social commentary of love through voice and characterization. This passage describes the engagement of two persons, Howard and Carol, who have known each other for only a short period of time. At first glance and how it has been told to the peers of Carol they were happily in love and the proposal was want every romantic could ever dream of. In reality neither Carol nor Howard are in love but are pressures into marriage because society forces them to
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