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cjb
05-24-2005, 06:07 PM
Well I think that Defoe portrayal of moll in the 18th cntury was in keeping with society of that time. During the 18th Century capitalism was just the way of life where self-interest replaced morals and care for their fellow human beings. Molls character was definately based on self interest.