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Describe the use of the motif of windows in Madame Bovary by Flaubert
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Windows are often used to represent Emma in that they offer her a belief in the possibility of freedom and escape. We can see this in both the announcement of her engagement (shutters bang open) and when she thinks about committing suicide by jumping out of a window.

MHood2 | 710 days ago