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An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey'

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Oil painting portrait of Samuel Richardson, the author of "Pamela" and "Clarissa"

This excerpt from a journal article introduces the idea of politeness in the eighteenth-century. This excerpt talks about trends between politeness and its relation to behavior. This is similar to discussions of sentimentalism, passions, and…

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In this excerpt, Descartes argues that common structures of knowledge and belief are merely "errors powerful enough to darken our natural intelligence," and thus places rational thought above all other modes of information. In doing so, Descartes…

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A portrait of Laurence Sterne, writer of A Sentimental Journey. Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1760

Yorick, the narrator of A Sentimental Journey, decides to include the missing story of his lack of passport in France only when that story has consequence for the rest of his purported narrative.Thus, Sterne sheds light on the hidden nuance behind…

Before Laurence Sterne published Shandy andA Sentimental Journey, he wrote sermons as a parson which tackled many questions about human identity and experience in the eighteenth century.

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This oil painting is a depiction of Maria from Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.

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A colored, engraved plate depicting LaFleur playing his fife and servants dancing in the kitchen. This illustration comes from the first edition of "A Sentimental Journey".

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An Illustration of the scene, "The Dead Ass"
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