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An annotated passage from Fantomina which analyzes how that passage works with the novel as a whole and eighteenth-century ideas about the human mind.

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.

Like the novel, poetry provided a medium for new understandings of the mind in the Restoration period of the 17th century,

One such poem is "Absence." by Samuel Pordage, published in 1660. Towards the end of the poem, the narrator declares that "A…
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