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Gigi Summary

Since the eighteenth century, fictional works, chiefly the novel, had dealt with the matter of younger women and girls having affairs with older men — sometimes with pleasant outcomes, as in Gigi, sometimes with unfortunate conclusions. Part of the typical story, as in Choderlos Laclos' Dangerous Acquaintances (1924; Les Liaisons dangereux, 1782), concerns seduction. In this earlier novel, a remarkable example of the epistolary form, the relationship between the older man and the innocent girl is a...

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