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An Analysis and Journal of Madame Bovary

Summary: Madame Bovary has obvious connections with "The Great Gatsby" because both texts have a theme of women's rights and both wives are unhappy in their marriages. Daisy and Emma both seek affairs as an escape from the unhappiness of their marriages. However, while Tom is unfaithful, Charles is faithful to his wife and never once suspects her of her infidelity because he is so in love with her and doesn't for one second believe that she would do anything to hurt him.
The cover of `Madame Bovary' suggests that the story is about a woman. Perhaps set in the 19th century about a fairly wealthy woman who is possibly sad. The way that she is resting her head on her hand whilst sitting on the chair suggests that she has lost hope in something or maybe she is just tired of her life.

Gustave Flaubert was a novelist of the Realist style, who lived from 1821 to 1880 in France. His middle-class, materialistic upbringing caused him to rebel against the `norm', which led to his expulsion from school. He then continued his schooling privately in Paris. During his teenage years, Flaubert fell in love with Elisa Schlésinger, who was married and 10 years his senior. This forbidden love inspired much of his early writing. Looking back, Flaubert described himself when he was younger as being `afraid of...

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