"The House of Mirth" is a novel of manners. It was the author's fourth novel. The novel is a highly appropriate example of American literary naturalism. Before going through the main story of the novel, it is important to know who wealth was used during the period that the novel is set in. It was the period of mass immigration. Several great houses had plenty of servants in New York. Labor was cheap and the people of high society generally had more than one or two servants in their luxurious houses. Ready Reference Treatise: The House of Mirth Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Book One Book Two Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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|Date published: || 2016|
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