In Herman Melville's “The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids,” what’s the meaning of the quote ““This is the very counterpart of the Paradise of Bachelors, but snowed upon, and frost-painted to a sepulcher”?
This quote emphasizes the difference between the affluent lives of the bachelors the narrator dines with in London and the tortured lives of the young unmarried women he encounters in a paper mill in New England.
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