"Christmas stories" by Charles Dickens
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to the condition of harmony, and despite to the apparent difficulty and obstacles, can be given as Wilhelm Maister by Goethe. But this moral regeneration of people in other novels of XVIII century is significantly simpler, not so high-principled and philosophical form. Villains repent just for happy logics of the creative work, plot brings them eventually, to the optimistic climax, and for this purpose there is no need to other extraneous characters Tom Johns .
The novel of the XVIII century aims to show that society is able to isolate, to neutralize the villain with the help of their own strength, depriving him from any opportunity to counteract against good even if he has not repented, or has not repented definitely. Such satisfactory plot reflects deep belief of the writer to the positive, vital opportunity of bourgeois society, where despite of the existence of defects and injustice, he tries to find the power and humans, who would be able to take the depressed virtue under his protection. The novel of Goldsmith Wakefield priest has similar theme.
Even if the priests family is poor, beginning from the prison and finishing by imaginary death of priests lovely daughter Olivia, revived at the end of the novel, nevertheless, the happy-ending organically follows from the here expressed philosophy of life. Thus, author does not express his villain Tornguil as the originator of all misfortune of the family, quite repented. And, nevertheless, this goes right due to that among the oppressed people but also among the strong people, there are men who care for the law and justice .
Uncle of villain, Sir William Tornquil, appears to be a kind personality, whose purpose is to make happy suffered man and to punish the criminal. Similar cases are less and less in the novels of .Скачать