The Rise of Silas Lapham Essays

``The Rise of Silas Lapham'' by Dean Howells

Introduction The ``Gilded Age'' in American history is marked by the growth of industry and wave of immigrants along the territorial arena. Coined by Mark Twain, the age refers to the period of conspicuous luxury yet corrupted beneath. There was a development in railroad industry, and steel and...

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“Those novels with old-fashioned heroes and heroines in them -- are ruinous!” — Page 432 — “Each one of us must suffer long to himself before he can learn that he is but one in a great community of wretchedness which has been pitilessly repeating itself from the foundation of the world.” — — “If...

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