Passionate or Passionless : Construction of the Feminine in the 19th Century NovelFictional Representations of the Victorian Heroine

Compare lowand high-brow novels of the Victorian period in order to think about the way in which the strong woman is represented (is she punished, rewarded, rejected or assimilated?). For instance, compare canonical writers like the Brontes -(Jane Eyre, Lucy Snow) Eliot (Dorothea Brook), Thackeray (Becky Sharp), Hardy (Tess of the DUrberville) with popular writers like Collins (Marian Holcombe), Braddon (Aurora Floyd), Wood (Isabel Vane).



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Cover Page, Table of Contents, Abstract, Introduction, Literature Review, Body (Sections/Subsections, Titles/Subtitles), Conclusion, Bibliography, Appendices..etc)



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MHRA style guide ( Chicago Style )!

Footnotes!(rather than endnotes)



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Double spaced

Times New Roman font, at 12 points

A4 paper size

Margin of cca 2.5 cm

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