No Room for a Girl

Edith Wharton House of Mirth Lit literature PhotographyEdith Wharton’s character Lily Bart was fiercely independent, for her time. The thing she wanted most was financial freedom so she could marry if and when she chose. Despite her lack of such type of freedom, she was free in spirit, in mind, and in expression as the passage above shows.

House of Mirth, Read Arizona 2014

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