Pamela, or The Virtue Rewarded
Pamela is an epistolary novel published in 1740.
Pamela is a poor young girl who works for Mr. B, a gentleman that is in love with her and often tries to seduce her but he is always refused. So Mr. B decides to close Pamela into a jale for 40 days and he tries twice to rape her. So Pamela thinks about committing suicede but she starts felling something for Mr. B. In the meanwhile Mr. B understands that with bad manners he will never get nothing and startes to seduce her with romanticism. At the end the couple falls in love and they get marry.