Ellen Olennska Analysis

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This passage foreshadows the discovery of Ellen Olenska’s life and motives of evacuating Europe immediately. Since Mr. Sillerton Jackson knows the history of all people with precise detail, he is able to expose the past life of Ellen Olenska in either a positive or negative way. The author’s purpose of including Mr. Sillerton Jackson is for the New York society to have a potential source that will clarify Ellen’s motives of suddenly appearing in New York. Since the New York society favored compacted locations with well known members rather than foreigners, Mr. Sillerton Jackson is able to provide information about Ellen in order for her to fit in with the society. This passage also foreshadows the discovery of many events due to the fact that
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