Tag Archive: Domestic Manners of the Americans

American Manners Matter


During the 20th century there were many aspects of American life that baffled English society. As America tried to make their own new society and government, England watched from afar and sometimes up… Continue reading

Isolation and Discomfort: Trollope and McCandless


How is life changed between when you’re comfortable with a group of people and when you’re an outcast, isolated? What are the reasons we put ourselves in these uncomfortable situations? Frances Trollope fled… Continue reading

How Frances Got Her Groove Back


Upon reading Domestic Manners of the Americans by Frances Trollope, the readers are introduced to a woman named Frances who expects to find American society similar to that of England. As she describes… Continue reading

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