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A Woman's Life

When she had finished admiring the bed, Jeanne, raising her light, examined the tapestry, trying to discover the subject of the design. A young noblemen and young lady dressed in the strangest way...

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A Woman's Life

Guy de Maupassant’s novel A Woman’s Life tells of a woman in a disappointing marriage and life, as everyone around her is revealed to be living a more scandalous and disappointing life than she...

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A Woman's Life

Jeanne de Lamare Jeanne is a naive young woman who marries the first suitor who makes her feel good about herself after leaving a convent at age 17. She is smitten with her husband, Julien, even...

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A Woman's Life

Maupassant uses a variety of symbols and motifs in his novel to dramatize issues of gender and class in 19th century France. The first of these is the frequent inclusion of letters, particularly in...

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When Jeanne returns to her parents' farm after spending five years in a convent, she seems quite happy. However, as subsequent events will show, her experiences of being a nun will come to have a...

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Guy du Maupassant’s first novel, originally published under the title Une Vie, chronicles the life of Jeanne, the daughter of a reasonably wealthy family, after she leaves a convent at the age of...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2019, 4:02 pm (UTC)

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