— [http://goo.gl/TRgsD1] Anne Stanton was "simply a name for a peculiarly complicated piece of mechanism". _______________________(Warren 311, kindle location 5963).
Lydia, on the other hand, struggles against the document of divorce and the theme of marriage that hung over their head as a sword restrained only by a delicate thread. She struggles against “fossilized sandwiches” (Wharton 83) in a little microcosm full of a ‘certain tone’ (102), a ‘belated society’, gossip old ladies still dragging their feet; she struggles against the limitations of such rigid American society, those "old cats in caps" (Wharton 99-100).
Jack's mother had had at least five men. She was a woman, "who loved merely power over men and the momentary satisfaction to vanity or flesh which they could give her" (Warren 433, kindle location 8257)
Edith Wharton —Souls Belated— and Robert Penn Warren —All the Kings Men— ; Interdisciplinary Course with Cultural Studies, Benjamin Madeira, PDF ::
Female characterization in the short story “Souls Belated” and the novel All the King’s Men ::
Archetypes in patriarchal history ::
Point of view ::
In medias res ::
American riches and English aristocrats ::
In accordance with traditional values ::
Mrs. Murrell ::
A highly desirable woman ::
Anne Stanton went on to pursue an affair ::
Keep her societal status ::
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