Eugénie Grandet by Honoré De Balzac (book Analysis)

Eugénie Grandet by Honoré De Balzac (book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

eBook - 2016
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Eugénie Grandet with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac, a novel about a young woman's life in the provinces. Eugénie lives as a virtual prisoner in the house of her father, a wealthy man and noted miser, and is thoughtlessly betrayed by her first love Charles before finally finding independence and peace as a widow. The novel offers a detailed exploration of the pettiness and monotony of provincial life, which stands in stark contrast to Eugénie's beauty, intelligence and generosity of spirit. Eugénie Grandet is one of the Scenes of Provincial Life in Balzac's The Human Comedy, a vast and hugely ambitious series of around 90 novels and novellas which aimed to depict the entirety of 19th century French society, taking in individuals from all locations, professionals and social classes. Honoré de Balzac was one of France's most prolific and influential writers, and his work played a major part in laying the groundwork for the modern realist novel. Find out everything you need to know about Eugénie Grandet in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: - A complete plot summary - Character studies - Key themes and symbols - Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time.
Publisher: [United States] : Primento Digital : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
ISBN: 2806287820
9782806287823
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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