In “The Aims of The Spectator,” Mr. Spectator claims that he wants to instruct certain groups of people. Tell me as much as you can about his plans for instructing or improving one of these groups.

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1. In “The Aims of The Spectator,” Mr. Spectator claims that he wants to instruct certain groups of people. Tell me as much as you can about his plans for instructing or improving one of these groups.

2. In “Inkle and Yarico,” Mr. Spectator repeats a story about the West Indies that he heard at the home of a woman named “Arietta.” Explain how Mr. Spectator interprets the story. Whom does he see as the villain of the story? The victim?

3. In “The Royal Exchange,” Mr. Spectator describes his joy in visiting the stock market. If he were alive today, Mr. Spectator would climb on a table and shout “Globalism is the Greatest Good!” What specifically does Mr. Spectator think is good about global trade?

4. In “Pleasures of Imagination,” Mr. Spectator presents himself as an amateur philosopher. How does this relate back to his ideas in “The Aims of The Spectator”?

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