Town Life Depicted in The Play She Stoops To Conquer.

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      She Stoops To Conquer throws interesting side light on the town life of the time. In the city the ladies club occupied and important position in the life of the town. This clubs were noted for gossip and talking a safe guard against the entry of any unreasonable discussions. Sometimes those clubs were, people even by the young man also. In the play it is found that in the heart of the city, bookshop and picture shops enjoyed a marvelous trade in cheap caricatures and cartoons dealing with people and events in the news. Such prints were usually displayed in large numbers in the windows. For instance when Marlow comes to know that he mistaken Mr Hardcastle for an innkeeper and his house for an inn, he sees himself as the stupidest of the caricatures of the time.

She Stoops To Conquer throws interesting side light on the town life of the time. In the city the ladies club occupied and important position in the life of the town.
City Life (She Stoops To Conquer)

      The play throws interesting sidelight on the effect of foreign dress and fashion, and manners on the English and French fashion, ideas and arts were looked down upon in the play. The play also gives us an idea of the 18th century French dinner. This type of dinner is alluded to in Hastings observation, "I shall be as much at a loss in this house as all a green and yellow dinner at the French ambassadors table." (act 2)

      During 18th century there were thirty seven taverns at the fleet street, London and all those have got reflected in the play. In this way all the contemporary fashions and ideas have been well scratched in the play by the play writer Oliver Goldsmith. So to conclude She Stops To Conquer become a true representative or document on the description of 18th century dress, fashion and manner and its overall sides of social life.

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