The Pace of Change as Established Early in Gaskell’s ‘Cranford’ Narrative

In Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Our Society at Cranford,” the residing women are a group heavily opposed to change. The men in this story exist as instigators of change, and as such, rarely last long in Cranford. The most adamant opposition to these figures of change is Miss Jenkyns. But, through the presence and subsequent death of … Read moreThe Pace of Change as Established Early in Gaskell’s ‘Cranford’ Narrative