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Fantomina Paragraph 2.pdf
An annotated version of paragraph 2 of Haywood'sFantomina. These annotations pay special attention to the perception of women in the 18th century within the context of writings by philosophers such as David Hume and John Locke.

In this excerpt, the article emphasizes the fact that we read novels because they enable us to be introspective and offer a basis for comparison against our real lives. This is a similar idea to Metcalf's theory that people in the middle class read…

This is an excerpt from Doornik's work
Voorlezingen over f. j. Gall Herssenscedelleer. Here he uses a metaphor to compare a person's skull/mind with a globe where it allows others to explore and locate certain desires and inclinations. The mind of…
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