Read Hannah Foster’s The Coquette—a fictional novel, though as the introduction reveals, one based on actual events

Read Hannah Foster’s The Coquette—a fictional novel, though as the introduction reveals, one based on actual events—and write a 3-page essay that answers the following question:
To what extent is Eliza Wharton’s demise a self-induced product of her own choices, or how much of it is a consequence of matters outside of her control? Is Eliza herself to be fully blame for the outcome of this story, or are other factors (other individuals, social values, behavioral norms) that are to blame? In particular, I want you to balance you to have a balance of analysis about individuals who make decisions in the book, and analysis of the way the peculiarities of the society in which they live impact and condition the consequences (often unintended consequences) of their choices. Make sure to consider the evidence as presented in the novel, and contextualized according to the mores/norms of the society that produced the novel.

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