The question of henry james a collection of critical essays

Bitterfly had earlier asked me some nicely framed questions about James and American innocence, and I think the issue is worth continued discussion under James as a specific author. Here is how we started the discussion, and as an avid Jamesian, there are many aspects to it: Originally Posted by Bitterfly Speaking about James, I was interested in what you said about the American voice being characterised by its innocence, Jozanny. If you read my post, would you care to explain? Do you mean there are many innocent narrators, or that there's a general wistfulness for a lost age of innocence? I would have said that innocence, its loss and its quest were themes rather than ...

Yes, Soham. You may be right. Berham drew it and Sue fixed it, while Johnsy slept awaiting death. I will read the story again carefully before I amend the answer. As regards a painting not resembling a real leaf, you are possibly mistaken. There is no dearth of painters who can exactly replicate a real object. You need to go to Google images and see the sea of water colours and oil paints there to feast your eyes with such first class paintings. This apart, Johnsy was sick and was sleeping at a distance from the window. Even if the painting differed from the real leaf in some fine aspects, Johnsy could not have discerned the discrepancies through her vision enfeebled by illness.
Thanks again, Sohan.

The question of henry james a collection of critical essays

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