In paragraph 40 A Wife for a Life, Yvette appears more sympathetic from Jack's point of view because he describes her as what?

In paragraph 40 of A Wife for a Life, Yvette appears more sympathetic from Jack’s point of view because he describes her as innocent and noble-minded. Jack has in his possession a letter Yvette sent to him on the day he left. In it, she says that she must be true to herself and stay with her husband.

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In Eugene O’Neill’s first play, A Wife for a Life , two men, Jack and a fellow prospector known only as The Older Man, are in love with the same woman, a young lady by the name of Yvette. There’s just one problem, however: she happens to be married. As Jack tells the story, she’s the daughter of a poor French couple who forced her to marry a man they mistakenly believed would be a good match for her. Poor Yvette was much...

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