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Her Son's Wife Virago Modern Classics

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Modern and fresh Vividly drawn characters involving descriptions of emotions "A Storyline That Pulls The Reader Along With Urgency Loved "storyline that pulls the reader along with rgency Loved and want to read of this author s work At Least Two Plot Twists That Were least two plot twists that were The Ascent of Man unexpected and one of them kind of macabre An interesting read Could havesed some editing This isn t my favourite by Canfield there are no likeable characters although I felt a bit sorry for the sonhusband who was stuck in between two manipulative women Mrs Bascomb the mother in law knows that her actions will result in her daughter in law almost being buried alive Bascomb s conscience pricks her she runs about constantly washing her hands like Lady Macbeth but not for long The important thing to Bascomb is that she rules the roost a ghastly character This is a terrific send The Grand Sophy up of sentimental maternalism and shows one family as a place where venality can play out in microcosm That in the case of Mary Bascomb it all pivots around a supreme self righteousness makes it a lesson for any time The moral is complicated by the main character s success everything seems to work outite well. R nothing against the impact this slovenly young woman has pon Ralph's affections Humiliated and rebuffed Mary constructs a barrier of indignation against this marriage And when the pleasure
Of Self Righteous Disapproval Fades 
self righteous disapproval fades a mea. This author was popular when I was a kid but I M Just Now Reading Her Books I Ve Read m just now reading her books I ve read and The Homemaker and they were even intriguing because of the fact that they were written in the 20s this "one and into the 40s The Homemaker I think or 50s She went to Ohio State and "and into the 40s The Homemaker I think or 50s She went to Ohio State and her adult life in Vermont Very interesting writer I reached for this volume because Dorothy Canfield Fisher s name is synonymous with Vermont literature at least in a way There s a children s literature award given in her name annuallyThat said it was interesting to read a novel written by the Great Lady though not for the kiddies It features a domineering schoolmarm her passively aggressive prodigal son and the trashy wife he marries Said ds must come to terms with her desire to manipulate everyone in her path the traditional means of power gathering in the olde days for the love of her grandchild who is the light that shines through a path otherwise strewn with tacky temptationsInteresting It s been a long time since I couldn t put down a book This was riveting Considering this book is nearly 100 years old the prose seemed. Lottie cheaply dressed and cheaply perfumes shatters Mary Bascomb's life ndermining not only the neat comfort of her home but also her carefully laid plans for her son's future Mary's years comfort of her home but also her carefully laid plans for her son's future Mary's years control both as a mother and a teacher count fo. I don t want to It With Too Much it with too much this is a creepy page turner will surprise you in its subtlety I loved this book At 63 it touched me like a book seldom does Right time in life for me to discover this gem I ve read and enjoyed this author s The Bent Twig The Brimming Cup Seasoned Timber and the Homemaker as well as some of her short stories She often focusses on characters struggles ethical dilemmas and growth in day to day situations and relationships as she does in Her Son s Wife But two thirds through this story of a woman s O viziune a sentimentelor unhappiness with her daughter in law the plot takes an odd twist and the characters and situations becomenbelievable Mary Bascomb is a proud independent woman and she has a right to be After all not only is she an accomplished teacher in the local school district she has raised a son Ralph solely by herself after her husband died early in the marriage Her plans for her son include law school like his father and grandfather before him Ralph is presently completing his pre law niversity degree and the only thing left now "Is To Find Ralph A "to find Ralph a but he won. Ns of regaining her supremacy First published in 1926 Her Son's Wife incisively explores the destructive potential of a mother's love for her son A story of possession and the misuse of emotional power it is a memorable work with an acid edg. ,

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