Everything you need to understand or teach Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding.
Bridget Jones's Diary portrays a year in the life of 30-something, career-minded Bridget Jones. Bridget is a self-involved woman concerned with her weight, appearance and securing a boyfriend. The book is written as a diary and tracks Bridget's life during a twelve-month span, beginning with her New Year's Resolutions. Her resolutions include quitting smoking, drinking less, losing weight, finding a boyfriend, getting a better career, and not dating emotionally unavailable men.
The chapters of the book represent the twelve months of the year. Each chapter is broken up into daily entries. Most of the daily entries begin with a tally of Bridget's weight, alcohol consumption, cigarettes smoked and parenthetical comments on her progress. Because the book is written like a diary the language is very frank and honest. The author has even come up with a set of abbreviations, which the reader easily catches on to such as...
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