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CHAPTER X
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - LITERATURE UNDER THE GEORGES

Robinson Crnsoe, which, like The Pilgrim's Progress. was artistic enough to satisfy the most critical and simple enough to delight the most ignorant. The next step was the novel, that is, the story which pictures real life and deals with the passions, especially that of love. The novel must have a plot, it must have prominent and secondary characters ; and, just as in a play, these characters must act naturally and must change as they are acted upon by incidents or by other characters.
Samuel Richardson, 1689-1761. The first book that fully answered these requirements was written by Samuel Richardson, a successful middle-aged printer. He had never written a book, but he had written letters by the score, and had written them so well that someone suggested his publishing a series of letters about everyday home life to serve as models for those who lacked his ability. The idea struck Richardson favourably, and it occurred to him that the interest would be increased if there were some thread of connexion between the letters. The result was Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded, the first true English novel. It came out in 1740, declaring on its title-page that its object was "to cultivate the Principles of Virtue and Religion." Pamela Andrews is a friendless young woman who is persecuted by the attentions of a fashionable

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