Shame and guilt seem equally foreign to many politicians and public figures these days. Rather than cover their bad behavior with a veneer of hypocrisy, they revel in it, a classics scholar says.
And every one of them has a happy ending.
What was a thoroughly English book has become a multilingual, ever-changing global text continually putting down roots in different cultures.
Even before blockbuster films and television, readers and writers hated reviewers plot-spoiling.