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By Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Jane Elton, orphaned as a tender woman, is going to stay together with her aunt Mrs. Wilson, a egocentric and overbearing lady who practices a repressive Calvinism. of their rural New England village, Jane grows up craving to wreck unfastened from Mrs. Wilson's tyranny and locate her position as a citizen of the evolving American Republic. She is helped through her encounters with characters who embrace a number of shadings of ethical, spiritual, and civic advantage: the affectionate servant Mary Hull, a pious Methodist; Mr. Lloyd, a sort Quaker; loopy guess, emotional, sympathetic, yet deeply volatile; and previous John, bereaved yet clever. finally, A New-England Tale is set the relationship among parenting and governing, and the main position girls play in shaping a fledgling kingdom.

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