What is the cause of Louisa's depression and apathy? Louisa in Hard Times by Charles Dickens

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Louisa, the main character of Hard Times by Charles Dickens, cannot be blamed directly for her seemingly- endless depression and tendency for apathy in the story.

The fact is that Louisa has never had the opportunity to learn how to channel, display, accept, nor understand her emotions. She is not a woman who can boast to...

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