By Debbie Macomber
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Come to 5-B Poppy Lane, the place you’ll meet Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth, and Ruth’s husband, Paul. They’ll give you a cup of mulled cider and let you know the tale of the way Ruth and Paul met. And you’ll pay attention approximately Helen’s breathtaking adventures through the moment international War!
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36 On the other hand, there is little of this intelligence in his pondered comments on the 'rebellion' soon after the British conquest of Kandy, the last stronghold of the Sinhalese: United the Kandians might possibly at this juncture have succeeded in again achieving independence, although I cannot agree with Marandhan in thinking that such a consummation would have ultimately been for the good of the country, but, distracted by dissen- Antecedents 31 sion, and divided by clashing interests and pretensions, all hope of ultimate success was foolish.
His Christian zeal anticipates the religious mask of imperialism and, to put it at its highest, the genuine missionary spirit which got its chance under the British Empire. These aspects are expressed prominently and consciously later, say, in Cary's Aissa Saved. Mrs Aphra Behn is one of the first among the British to have actually lived in a developing country, the West Indies, and to have drawn on her experiences to write literature set there. The hero of her Antecedents 25 novel, Oroonoko or the Royal Slave (1678), is an African, a prince: He was pretty tall, but of shape the most exact that can be fancied: the most famous statuary could not form the figure of a man more admirably turned from head to foot.
It is Crusoe's relationship with Man Friday that is most relevant to my concerns. Crusoe takes the attitude of a well-meaning, domineering patron towards Friday. He does not realise that Friday, though primitive, has an individuality. When he rescues Friday from his enemies, he does not bother to find out his name; he gives him a new one. He wants to transform him from a 'savage' to a civilised European. He makes him wear clothes in a European way. He cures his cannibal tendency. He teaches him civilised speech, and after a while Friday is able to express his thoughts in English though he 24 Developing Countries in British Fiction does not quite succeed in mastering it.