sedens (sedens) wrote,
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Twenty-umpty years I've known these two novels, and it never occurred to me . . .

. . . that George Eliot is deliberately rewriting Dr. Strong and Annie (from David Copperfield) in Mr. Casaubon and Dorothea.

This can't be an original thought. I bet it's been written to death; it must have been. If I weren't so sleepy, I'd check the MLA Bibliography right now.
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