Is there a conscious connection between the plight of the horses and the plight of Victorian Women? Anna Sewell lived in the Victorian period and so was in the same context and following the same rules that society at that time demanded; it is therefore not surprising that she may incorporate ideas of that into her work. The servile obedience which the masters demand of their horses has similarities with the domineering attitude of the husband over the wife in that period. The fact that the horses were the property of their owners in a limited sense connects to the Victorian situation, where woman had poor property rights. In the name of fashion, horses had to bear all sorts of pain and annoyance, much like Victorian woman had to dress in a certain way. The book contains elements of moral ambiguity and elements of clear cut morals.
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David Haworth does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. The black swan is an Australian icon. The official emblem of Western Australia, depicted in the state flag and coat-of-arms, it decorates several public buildings. But this post-colonial history hides a much older and broader story. Not only is the black swan important for many Aboriginal people, it was also a potent symbol within the European imagination — years before Europeans even knew it existed.
Publication: Tom Doherty Associates, Inc. Running down a steep carriage road in the rain, a young girl fell and hurt herself. Despite doctoring and the prayers of her devout Quaker parents, the injuries didn't heal. The year was , the place Yarmouth, England, and fourteen-year-old Anna Sewell would never be able to run again.