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Madame Curie Essay | Critical Essay #3

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Critical Essay #3

Hart is a published writer with a background in literature and creative writing. In the following essay, she examines the conflicts between Marie Curie's dream of uninterrupted scientific study and the details and drama of her private life.

Marie Curie was a student for the entire length of her life, states her daughter Eve in the biography, Madame Curie, a book Eve wrote to honor her mother. And although Marie eventually found both fame and fortune because of her unquenchable desire to learn, she never found a way to remain in that special state of mind that she referred to as "the ardor / That makes her heart immense." Even as a young girl, when she wrote this line in a poem, she was well aware of the distractions that would be her constant companions in her attempts to forever return to "the blessed time," a term she used...

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