Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft

Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman

Mary Wollstonecraft

138 pages first pub 1798 (editions)

fiction classics challenging informative reflective slow-paced
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Description

Her story of a woman incarcerated in a madhouse by her abusive husband dramatizes the effect of the English marriage laws, which made women virtually the property of their husbands.

Community Reviews Summary of 47 reviews

Moods

reflective 90%
emotional 70%
challenging 50%
dark 50%
sad 50%
informative 30%
inspiring 20%
tense 20%

Pace

slow 55%
medium 33%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 16% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 42%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 33% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 16%

Average rating

3.33

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