Picture of country life depicted in She Stoops To Conquer.

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      She Stoops To Conquer gives us a inside look into the country life of 18th century England and this constitutes one of the historical interests in the play. The village of the time was first losing its glory, its simplicity and purity. The the fashions of town life polluted the village life and made the people vain and effected. In social life from the conversation of Mr and Mrs Hardcastle, in the opening scenes we come to know that the rich village people, especially the women, used to lack dignity and take a trip to town now and then and bring back vanity and affection to corrupt the villagers. In country life cheap limitations of real jewels paste and marcasites where very popular items of ornamentation. In social life if the inn occupied an important place in the 18th century life. The country youth specially the sons of squires gathered there and talk about village politics and religion over the glasses of wine still night.

The country youth specially the sons of squires gathered there and talk about village politics and religion over the glasses of wine still night.
Country Life (She Stoops To Conquer) 

      In society formal social gathering was ackerman entertaining phenomenon, and it was customary for the host to receive the guests as found in the play. We see in the text Mr Hardcastle also welcome his guests Marlow and Hastings. From the drama the condition of the country roads appeared very bad and their money and travelling on those Road where extremely difficult and risky specially at night. In the play Marlow and Hastings had many accidents on the way to Hardcastle. This is how country life or village life has been described in the play.

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