Miss Kate Hardcastle in She Stoops To Conquer.

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      Miss Hardcastle is the most interesting feminine creation of Oliver Goldsmith's dramatic genius. The daughter of Mr. Hardcastle she is an accomplished women, well read in Shakespeare. Though her fortune is but small, she has enough of physical charms to attract any young man. She is an obedient and beautiful daughter. She has spend a year or two in town and is formed of the latest fashion and dress. But to humour her father she compromises of her own choices, wears plain country dress at home in the evening.

Miss Kate Hardcastle is frank and free in her speech and conduct, does not seek to conceal her thoughts and feelings. She is a very resourceful scheming girl. Her resourcefulness is seen in the stooping to be a barmaid and a poor relation of the family.
Kate Hardcastle

      Miss Kate Hardcastle is frank and free in her speech and conduct, does not seek to conceal her thoughts and feelings. She is a very resourceful scheming girl. Her resourcefulness is seen in the stooping to be a barmaid and a poor relation of the family. Kate has a fine sense of humour and her humour proceeds from her participation of others absurdities. Kate it is of a sunny disposition. She will not break her heart if Marlow refuses to marry her, rather she will make herself more attractive by wearing the latest dress and fashion.

      Kate Hardcastle is a lady of superb intellect. Unlike the heroins of sentimental comedy for her cousin constance, she is not subject to emotional fluxes. She does not respond to Marlow called for a kiss as does to Hastings call for elopement. Miss Hardcastle is not a hesitating woman, does not change her decision under circumstances. Miss Hardcastle with her love for city fashions and her readiness to you listen to any suitor, who is young brave, generous and handsome, is just a typical girl of the 18th century and perhaps of anytime but with her sheer force of wit, intellect, her power of judging character, her strong determination, everything have contributed to the making of this female character as one of the immortal character ever scratched by British playwriter.

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