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By Catharine Maria Sedgwick,Emily Van Dette,Susan K. Harris

Jane Elton, orphaned as a tender woman, is going to stay along with her aunt Mrs. Wilson, a egocentric and overbearing girl who practices a repressive Calvinism. of their rural New England village, Jane grows up craving to damage loose from Mrs. Wilson's tyranny and locate her position as a citizen of the evolving American Republic. She is helped by means of her encounters with characters who embrace a number of shadings of ethical, spiritual, and civic advantage: the affectionate servant Mary Hull, a pious Methodist; Mr. Lloyd, a sort Quaker; loopy wager, emotional, sympathetic, yet deeply risky; and outdated John, bereaved yet clever. finally, A New-England Tale is ready the relationship among parenting and governing, and the foremost position ladies play in shaping a fledgling nation. 

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