scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,269
Student Nguy7877n Th7883 Thanh H7857ng Student code 0271119 Class 02G ROMAN FEVER Edith Wharton Do you think that Mrs Slade and Mrs Ansley on Edith Whartons Roman fever are real close friends Edith Wharton whose many short stories have been judged among the best American stories of the twentieth century achives great success in depicting the complicated affected relationships between women in her society including the jealousy rivalry and hostility among them Especially in the work Roman fever she builds two special main characters whose friendship gives the reader interesting discoveries At the first sight the familiar relashionship between these two genteel middle-age ladies makes the readers easily think that they are true close friends Its the fact that they have been intimate friends since childhood with good relationship of the two families They used to travel to Rome together at their young age And now when both are widows they again share their innermost feelings together In addition their two beautiful young daughters also seem to be very intimate and agreeable to each other With all of these details it is apparently reasonable to conclude that they are close friends But in fact is their close friendship a real close one It is not until the last surprising sentence of the story that the readers surely affirm that they are not real close friends It was the fateful Roman night of both Mrs Slade and Mrs Ansley twenty five years ago that revealed their true face true nature as well as marked the collapse in the so-called close friendship of these two main characters As usual when a triangle love interferes in the relationship between two best friends they if not voluntarily withdraw for their friends happiness compete in a fair honest way to get their love However in this case of Mrs Slade and Ansley no one had such kind of selfless action Since wanting to eliminate her rival to
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA