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The Portrait of a Lady

The Portrait of a Lady

by Henry James

The Portrait of a Lady: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Women want→Independence
2. The novel is about discovering→Oneself
3. Which values clash?→Irish/British
4. We see an example of the modern career gal as well as a traditional, proper-to-a-fault, obedient Victorian daughter. Which theme is this?→Women and Femininity
5. Gilbert is a→Domineering villain

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