Soph's Veto Analysis

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Essay body paragraph Through Sophy’s relationship with Sam and Randolph the reader experiences Sophy’s pain and her freedom. Randolph is the one of the main causes of pain as he “would not [let Sophy] wed Samuel Hobson without his consent”. This is ironic because the child is telling the adult what to do when it should really be the other way around. Randolph is only forbidding Sophy because he thinks “it will degrade [him] in the eyes of all the gentlemen of England” if Sophy was to marry Sam. This is because Sam is in a lower class than Randolph, this will give Randolph a lower reputation than what he wants, this highlights that his concept of a gentleman is only based on class and wealth and not being considerate of others. This also
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