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The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

  

by Edith Wharton

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Mrs. Hudson Bart

Character Analysis

Mrs. Hudson Bart, Lily's mother, had a great skill for living beyond her means. Treated her husband as a cash cow and ignored him when he was no longer able to support her extravagant tastes.

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