Pamela


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Pamela

sweet maidservant who chastely repels disgraceful advances, marries her aristocratic pursuer, and attempts to reform him. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Pamela]
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This meant much time apart from her own husband and young family, and a less active role in their family business but Pamela wanted to care for her Dad, drawing on her earlier professional experience.
Step 1, the self-analysis, shows him that he appears to Pamela as a negative, antagonistic, uncompromising grump who views her not as a worthy person but merely as an obstacle to his own progress.
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