Plot Development "Joseph Andrews" Henry Fielding - Coggle Diagram
Plot Development "Joseph Andrews" Henry Fielding
Element of co-incidence
Pattern to the plot
Novel of the road---vast setting + plenty of ch.
Institutional corruption---surgeon, clergy, judge---
Individual corruption---Peter Pounce, Lady Booby, Mrs. SlipSlop, Mr. and Mrs. Tow-wouse
Poor vs. Rich
Simplicity. Forgetful nature.
Battle, Exaggerated situation, heroic protagonists, length, digressions---
Digressions---Diversions from the major plot
Character development: Adams---flat character. Fanny---flat character. A foil to Lady Booby and Mrs. SlipSlop. Joseph---round character. undergoes major development. Lady Booby---flat character. Mrs. SlipSlop---flat character.
Through Adams' character, other characters are exposed for who they are.
Digression: Mr. Wilson
Adams and Wilson have a conversation about Wilson's life.
well-established, kind-hearted, generous, and he is a good person.
lost his son: kidnapped as a baby. The baby had a strawberry shaped mark on his chest.
Entertainment + Teaching
Good vs. Bad/Evil
Digression: Adams and Joseph talk about public and private schooling
Joseph stands his ground and argues with Adams on the merits and demerits of schooling.
Adams: bookish knowledge. Joseph: practical learning.
The trio stop in a forest to take rest
They encounter a Squire and his men who are hunting
Appearance vs. Reality
Cruel for the sake of being cruel
The squire leaves the dogs on Adams
The squire and his men play practical jokes on Adams
The squire has evil intentions towards Fanny
Joseph and Adams are tied together, Fanny has been kidnapped. Adams is busy delivering lectures on patience.
Peter Pounce is also travelling back to the village---
Through Pounce, Fielding saves Fanny
They all travel together.
Conversation on charity---Peter Pounce and Adams
Appearance vs. Reality
Every one is back at the village.
Fielding is trying to wrap everything
Joseph and Fanny have to be married
Joseph's parentage---Wilson family is his family
Lady Booby and Mrs. SlipSlop---create lots of problems for the couple
Lady Booby hires Diddaper to seduce Fanny and to ruin her reputation
bribes a lawyer and contacts a squire to stop the marriage bans from being published
Pamela (from Richardson's work)
Pamela is married to Mr.B
They are visiting the Booby estate.
goodness will be rewarded
Joseph and Fanny have a happy ending
Adams is reunited with his family.
Lady Booby and Mrs. SlipSlop move back to London
Journey comes to an end