Set against the backdrop of the Waterloo campaign during NapoleonA??s Hundred Days, Vanity Fair tells the story of two very different women: Rebecca (Becky) Sharp and Amelia Sedley. Their education complete, Becky and Amelia set out into the world, where their lives follow different paths from a moral, social, and material perspective. BeckyA??s beauty, wit, and will take her far until her selfish, self-serving behaviour sets her adrift, while Amelia, whose goodness defines her, finds her patience and endurance tested as poverty becomes the defining struggle of her existence.
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