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    The Tabloid of the Century (1800’s -1900’s) 	 The general reason I think Charlotte Temple stayed on the best seller list for so many years is because the subjects that were discussed in the book were taboo in that day and time. 	 Montraville was a soldier in the army who was about twenty three years old, and Charlotte was only fifteen. He was much older than Charlotte. Montraville influenced her in evil ways; he impressed her with his knowledge of love and the world by writing her a letter

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    Comparing Love in Somnambulism and Charlotte Temple In today's terms, love is an exciting, joyous, and uplifting experience to those who are fortunate enough to find it.  Literature from the late 18th century expresses a completely different view, however.  The literature of Susanna Haswell Rowson and Charles Brockden Brown show the 18th century view of love as something to be mistrusted, detrimental to the spiritual and moral well-being of those who are "in" it, and above all, show that it

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    The Importance of Miss Temple In the novel Jane Eyre, written by Charlotte Bronte, one reoccurring motif is the idea of Jane, the protagonist, needing a motherly figure to guide her. From the very beginning it is obvious that Jane is an orphan without any real motherly figure, so she finds a few people to fill this void in every environment she is placed in. The major substitute mother is a woman named Miss Temple in which Jane meets at the Lowood Institution. Miss Temple dramatically helps Jane

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    the female sex. However, that is not true; the act of sentimentalism actually helps to prove the moral quality of a character or person. This is eminent in the story Charlotte Temple by Susanna Rowson in which the reader comes across many characters being sensible or acting sentimentally towards others. In the story Charlotte Temple, sentimentality is practiced amongst those characters that are benevolent; benevolent meaning a person that expresses good will, generosity, and that has the desire to

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    Charlotte Temple, by Susanna Rowson

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    examination of Susanna Rowson’s Charlotte Temple, Jill E. Anderson infers that the novel resembles a woman’s captivity narrative. In fact, she compares Rowson’s novel to the spiritual autobiography of Mary Rowlandson, stating that both authors “recognize the challenges faced by women in their respective periods and engage in the doubled discourse of confirming the patriarchy and fighting within or against it” (Anderson 431). The correlation between genres suggests that Charlotte Temple coincides with an advocacy

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    allows the audience to see the action, on other hand Charlotte is a novel, which gives the reader a glance at the characters' thoughts. Charlotte's situation is written as form of a lesson that not to love or trust someone so easily, while The Contrast was written for entertainment and inspire us to love. Manly and Maria truly love each other, while Montraville and Charlotte didn’t. The play Contrast ends happily, on the other hand Charlotte Temple's destiny is somewhat sad, but she gets a second

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    Charlotte Temple - Ideas of Love In the 18th century, when Charlotte Temple was written, society’s ideas about women, love, and obligations were extremely different from views held in the 20th century. Women did not have many rights, and society made them think that their place in life was to marry well. They were not supposed to have desires or hopes for an amazing kind of love. They were merely supposed to marry the man who their families intended them to marry, and live their lives being

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    Charlotte Temple is considered to be the second American novel and the first popular novel. It was written in an ornate style and considered to be “heavily didactic, claimed to be based on truth, and followed what was to become a standard seduction plot. But these characteristics did not account for the book's enormous popularity”. Ornate style is considered to be “made in an intricate shape or decorated with complex pattern”. A simple style of writing will make the audience understand easily what

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    Many people see Susanna Rowson’s book, “Charlotte Temple”, as a comment on the need for youth to listen to their elders. However, the theme is far more complicated than this as it shows that the advice itself is flawed. As the characters travel from England to America, the inherent problems of the advice appears. It is here that Montraville father’s advice which is assuming similar experiences leads to lifelong misery. Charlotte the most obvious proof that ignoring your parents advice leads to trouble

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    The American novels Charlotte Temple and The Scarlet Letter are similar in many ways. Some of the most obvious are that both of the novels revolve around the lives of ruined women. In Charlotte Temple, Charlotte is seduced by the charming solder John Montraville, who singlehandedly manages to tarnish her reputation by leaving her a young, pregnant, outcast. Hester Prynne also goes through public humiliation for her actions with Arthur Dimmesdale. However, these women are greatly affected by the

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