The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

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What are the moral issues Henry James discusses throughout The Portrait of a Lady?

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How much can one person really own another person? This is a question people have asked for generations. Henry James writes about this in The Portrait of a Lady. This is a moral issue that all of us face as some point in our lives. In the novel, we are thrown into several moral issues.

When Isabel comes to England from America, she is a strong willed and independent woman. She makes it very clear from the beginning that she is determined to stay this way. She loves her freedom and is afraid of losing that to...

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