What are some reasons that The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte is regarded as a classic novel?
As a matter of fact, there is mixed opinion as to whether The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is or is not a classic literary work. A classical work of literature is generally defined by scholars as having to do with its value and its impact. A work might be said to be valuable if its themes are universal and timeless, such as the arrogance of human folly; the consequences of human error; etc. A work might be said to have an impact if it helps shape subsequent literary periods; if it reveals truth previously hidden; if it has one or more outstanding qualities or characteristics.
One opinion has it that if Charlotte Brontë had not been the executrix of Anne's literary estate, the book would...
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