THE HOUSE BETWEEN THE ROLES OF SUBJECT AND OBJECT IN VICTORIANISM

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In order to approach the problem of identity in relation to the house and draw the most pertinent conclusions, it is important that we regard the house not only as a passive object to be observed, built, owned, bought, demolished or refurnished, but also as an active subject imposing its rules and dominant atmosphere upon its inhabitants. The novels that will provide textual support for the theoretical part are Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist.


ANTHROPOLOGICAL DISCOURSES IN THE 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH NOVELS

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The 19th century English writers such as Ch. Dickens or Ch. Brontë revealed the world, through their realistic, socially important creations, more economic, political and social truths than all politicians, moralists and publishers together. The current paper intends to show the way in which political, economical, social, religious doctrines tried to justify the so-called righteousness of the division of society and the inequality of sharing goods, as depicted in novels of the time. On the other hand, one of the major ideals of the time was represented by the idea that man is endowed with the ability to improve, at …