Mansfield Park Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Theater and Acting
Theater and acting represent ideas of deceit, lies, illusion, and fantasy here. Art really imitates life as all the characters who act in the play at Mansfield are either great actors in real life,...
Country Homes and Home Improvement
"Improvement" here becomes a metaphor for a lot more than HGTV-style home redecorating. It also applies to the characters who inhabit the houses that are undergoing this renovation. These houses of...
This refers to a clergyman getting "ordained" or becoming an official clergyman. Edmund, of course, gets ordained in the book and his career choice is a major point of conflict between him and Mary...
Modal Verbs and "Ought to"
Don't worry if you're scratching your head there. This is sort of a confusing idea, but we're going to give it a go and see what happens. OK, so modal verb is a grammar term and it refers to verbs...
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