what is the principle folktale associated with London, what is it about
dick whittington and his cat
a country boy comes to london and to earn a lot of money as a merchant
the story evolves across different genres, which ones in particular
folktale, play, ballad, puppet show, and diary (prose narrative, close to novel)
five traits from pepys's diary
unpredictably, aloofness, private observation, intimacy, confidental interaction
aloof? from what and why?
narrator is aloof from public performances(public ritual(parades, royality)), beacuse of the different attitudes of the classes; resisting to ruleres aposing will on teh nations
what purpose do novels serve
why is this the influence on dickens?
he wanted to seperate his protaganist from money and power becasue he thought it was corrupt
describe GE with this theme
*peasant (pip) is educated and marries(or appears to) marry the lady(estella)
*the protagonist walks away from the conflict / narrative as an individual but stories depend on types not individual
interpreting the text with unisversal symbols