North and south by elizabeth gaskell margaret is torn from her comfortable home in hampshire and has to move to industrial northern england she becomes. In elizabeth gaskell's novel, north & south there are evident themes of progress and change, not only among the society, but also in the minds, feelings and. Set in england, north and south contrasts people, places, and ideas for example gaskell takes those examples and twists them however.
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North and south so exclaims margaret hale in a fit of passion after a long day spent in the country hamlet of helstone in recollection of days. Among women novelists of the nineteenth century, elizabeth gaskell (1810-1865 ) is not in the first place, north and south is a novel of courtship, and of the. Primary way in which the women in gaskell's novels exert their power is this geography of gender in the stark contrast of north and south. This paper examines how elizabeth gaskell's novel north and south (1855) offers a unique perspective from which to narrate the dislocations and possibilities. The book is a social novel that tries to show the industrial north and its conflicts in the mid-19th century as seen by an outsider, a socially sensitive lady from the.
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