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The picture is an engraving that depicts marriage as Cupid's snare and a fatal end of love, representing the matrimonial state as bondage.

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Shamela purports that women are foolish if they fall in love with a man because of his riches instead of dutifully choosing to respect and honor the clergy as a well-behaved woman should.

Fantomina writes letters to Beauplaisir as multiple characters, and receives responses from each of them. The annotations explore the complexity of their relationship and what her initial response means.

This quotation reveals Beauplaisir's state of mind the first time he and the protagonist have sex, and reveals the ambiguity around power and consent in this moment. The narrator notes that by this point Beauplaisir is so determined to have sex with…

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An analysis of the 18th century class system and how Fantomina steps outside the boundaries to fulfill her desire to entertain herself with prostitution.

Fantomina, disguised also as Widow Bloomer and Ingognita, writes letters to her love, Beauplaisir, who responds to each of them. These letters illustrate the complex love/prostitution relationship between the two and contributes to the frolic that…

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This Candle stick depicts Venus the goddess of love and cupid, resting by flowers as a swan a creature of beauty is nursed by the goddess

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This series of 6 images displays the unfortunate fall of Moll Hackabout a beautiful prostitute. Created by William Hogarth in 1733.

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This series of 6 images displays the unfortunate fall of Moll Hackabout a beautiful prostitute. Created by William Hogarth in 1733.
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