Notes on Flaubert's Madame Bovary by James L. Roberts


Notes on Flaubert's Madame Bovary by James L. Roberts

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. With CliffsNotes on Madame Flaubert, you'll gain insight into Gustave Flaubert's novel that was so scandalous, he was brought to trial for immorality. Written in 1857, Madame Bovary is a pointed telling of the protagonist's immoral behavior as she ignores her duties as wife and mother to pursue her superficial romantic ideals. However, many now claim the novel as an integral part of modern European and American fiction and the forerunner and model of the realistic novel. Show your classmates - and your grade-granting teacher - that you're in the know with literature. You can't miss with chapter summaries, plot explorations, and author insights. Other features that help you study include* A brief synopsis of the novel* Insightful chapter commentaries* Critical essays on major themes, symbolism, style, and more* In-depth character analyses* An interactive quiz to test your knowledge* Essay topics and review questions Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure - you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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80 pages


James L. Roberts
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Publication date

22nd June 1964



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