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Vanity Fair

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Vanity Fair written by William Makepeace Thackeray satirizes the society in early 19th-century England. Like many novels of that time, this novel was published as a serial even before being sold in book form; it was printed in 20 monthly parts between January 1847 and July 1848.


The story opens at Miss Pinkerton's Academy for Young Ladies where the main protagonists are shown to be Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley who have finished their studies and are out of the university. Becky is cunning and strong willed person who is equally self-centered.

On the contrary Amelia turns out to be a simple person who lived rather in her imaginary world where she had a false figure formed of her husband. The story mostly revolves around Becky and Amelia and the men in their lives. Becky first eloped with Rawdon Crawley only to ditch him in future and land up with the high society men in London.


Amelia in the mean time was married to George Osborne who was beginning to get bored of her. The Napoleonic wars were catching up fast and so George has to go to the battle field. Before that he sends a note to Becky asking her to elope with him.

But unfortunately George dies in the battle and Amelia is left with alone with his son and a family friend Dobbin who was already in love with her. But Amelia was too much in love with George's false image and his memories that she never considered Dobbin as anything more than a friend.


Dobbin was also irritated of showering affections on a woman who was too shallow to return it. In a feeling of conscience Becky showed George's letter to Amelia and his image in her mind was broken and she finally got married to Dobbin who married her but could not feel the same passion for her anymore.


Amelia's brother Joseph Sedley who got seduced by Becky died suspiciously after writing half his property to her. In the mean time Rawdon Crawley also died and she was finally endowed with a lot of fortune and Amelia who had also inherited her father-in-law's fortune and was able to successfully bring about her son and led a peacefully married with Dobbin.

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