Destruction or death wish stage when may announces she is pregnant, newland and ellen know that there is no hope and go their separate ways may's pregnancy is a kind of death for newland: he loses the passionate, artistic, and unconventional newland and he settles into being the good daddy and upright citizen. Catch my death he echoed and he felt like adding: but i've caught it already i am dead —i've been dead for months and months (3021) it's ironic that may worries about newland catching his death of cold when she is partly, or even primarily, responsible for his figurative death, in the sense that she has prevented.
Based on psychoanalytic approach analysis it shows that in the age of innocence novel newland theme, plot and point of view moral has a close analyzing irresponsibility of newland archer at edith warton's the age of innocence novel the study will be analyzed by using psychoanalytic approach. The age of innocence study guide contains a biography of edith wharton, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
The objective of this study is to analyze edith wharton's the age of innocence ( 1920) novel on the structural elements and analyze this novel based on the age of innocence describes the lives between newland archer, may welland and ellen ollenska it deals explicit with themes of sexuality, that is considered.
A diatribe on the vicious yet serene society of her childhood, edith wharton's age of innocence proffers an attack against the boa constrictor ways of late 1800s new york city0 may's ability to keep things as they are 1, newland's desire to escape2, and ellen's escape3 exhibit three different effects of this patronizing society.