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Questions about Edith Wharton's 1920 novel 'The Age of Innocence'. Use this tag with the [edith-wharton] tag.

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What does Edith Wharton mean by “democratic principles” in The Age of Innocence

I'm only two paragraphs in with The Age of Innocence and already I'm having trouble, specifically with this sentence: To come to the opera in a Brown coupé was almost as honourable a way of arriving ...