The Rise of Silas Lapham By William Dean Howells Character Analysis Anna

Bromfield's wife objects to her son Tom's marrying below his class to the inartistic Laphams. Nevertheless, she submits to it because of her fatalistic view of life. She is continually trying to endure the situation and do her best.

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