North And South Hale

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“It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride” states John Ruskin. This quote is a good representation to the global theme in the classic novel “North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell. Throughout the novel, the main character Margaret Hale describes the setting as a gorgeous place, which is located in the South England. Unfortunately, Margaret and her family is force to leave the peaceful Helstone to Milton, in the North of the country. When Margaret arrive to Milton she is extremely shocked by the poverty and dirtiness she find in her new town, centered in the industrial cotton mills. In addition, she and her family met the owner of the cotton mill John Thornton, and…show more content…
In the first place, the use of the timeless language to describe Helstone is very unique through the power of its imagery. “Oh, only Hamlet, I don’t think I could call it a village at all. There is the church and few houses near it on the green-cottages, rather-with roses growing all over them.” (Gaskell, 15) In this quote, Margaret Hale is discussing with her friend about Helstone. She describes it as the best place in the country where she says that they have everything in her village, like the best flowers, and churches. The author have incredible use of language to makes it a powerful images in the novel. This is timeless, because people use descriptive language to makes it an incredible images in their mind. Pursuing this further, the author uses incredible timeless language through its impressive imagery. “Mr. Hale was one of the most delightful preachers she had ever heard, and a perfect model of a parish priest.” (Gaskell, 19) To sum it up, Mr. Hale is Margaret’s father who is a priest in Helstone. In their village he is best known because of his kindness, gentleness, and sympathy towards people in the village. The author use unique and descriptive language to describe Margaret’s father. This is timeless, because of its effective unique language through the extraordinary of its imagery. Therefore, this novel is an extraordinary literary classic by its use of rich and unique language through the incredible of its

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