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The Lover

The very first sentence in Marguerite Duras’ semi-autobiographical novel The Lover speaks at once to the lifetime of emotional hardships and abuse to which Duras’ narrator has been subjected:...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2015 5:27 pm UTC

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The Lover

In Marguerite Duras's The Lover, a coming-of-age story, sexual love is a dominant theme, but the relationship also symbolizes political issues. Duras's partially autobiographical novel depicts a...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2015 7:30 am UTC

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The Lover

I believe you are asking how the author, Marguerite Duras, connects with the audience in telling the story of her childhood in Indochina (French colonial Vietnam) and her Chinese lover when she was...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2019 7:54 pm UTC

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The Lover

You posed a great question. We know that Duras writes mostly about her life, even if she doesn't exactly write autobiographies. That being said, however, we could say that the style of The Lover...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2013 3:59 am UTC

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The Lover

To address the statement, it is important to look at the title's grammatical elements and relate it to the content of Marguerite Duras's The Lover. The title of the story has some notable grammatic...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2020 4:41 am UTC

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