By Suzanne Enoch
"**A infamous Gentleman . . .**
Sullivan Waring desires simply issues: his rightful inheritance, and revenge opposed to the fellow who stole it from him. by means of day, Sullivan is the main revered horse breeder in England; by way of evening, he plunders the ""ton""'s most magnificent houses to reclaim his overdue mother's appealing work. His quest goes swimmingly . . . till the evening he's came across through girl Isabel Chalsey. Clad in basic terms in a revealing nightdress, she's an entrancingly various type of plunder, and the way can a thief withstand stealing a kiss?
**A Curious woman . . .**
Surprised through a masked guy in her own residence, Isabel may be quaking with worry. as a substitute the sight of the sinfully good-looking Sullivan makes her tremble with pleasure. who's this guy, and why is he so set in this reckless pursuit? girl Isabel loves a problem, and she'll dare something to discover Sullivan's secret--but she could as an alternative persuade him that she is the best prize of all.
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This aspect of the transition is underwritten and encouraged by parents and teachers as they emphasize the need for girls to be more selfmotivated, self-reliant, and generally more autonomous—but in responsible ways. All of this is part of what Bellah, Madsen, Sullivan, Swidler, and Tipton (1985) refer to as "leaving home" and part of the processes of "individuation" according to psychologists. Thus in the cultural imagination of mainstream parents and their daughters, home is expected to diminish in significance as peer group influence increases.
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In particular, what can we learn from what girls said about what they did at home and who they were when there? Knowing how girls used home in formulating their identities should also tell us what they were becoming—not simply what they were told to become. The foregoing narratives make it clear that neither home nor school can be considered isolated sites of identity work; that is, each place influenced how girls thought about themselves in the other setting. Even when there was behavioral continuity at home, for example, playing Barbies, it no longer had the same meaning due to the dominance of the adolescent ethos at school.