Where Angels Fear to Tread, E.M. Forster.
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...Angels Fear to Tread is portrayed as a society full of hypocrisy, which is juxtaposed with the more naturalistic and down-to-earth society which is represented by the Italian society in this novel (Kar-Man Ng, 1982, p. 16). The two societies are portrayed in opposition “between Apollonian and Dionysian, city and country, the British ‘insider’ and the foreign ‘outsider’” (Sampson, 2004, p. 316). Goodlad (2006) states that, in this novel, “morality embedded in affective relations will often be narrow, undemocratic, reactionary, violent, sexist, or simply selfish” (Goodlad, 2006, p. 320). Forster portrayed the British upper-crust society with a great deal... of disdain, or as an object of...