Marie Antoinette: The Journey Themes

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The Life of Royalty

From her birth, Antoinette's life is filled with the education necessary to prepare her for a life of royalty. She is taught well to be graceful, obedient and to please those around her. These lessons are learned well and prepare her for her life as the wife of the heir to the throne of France. Antoinette is still little more than a child when she makes her bridal trip to France. On this trip, she is handed over to the French officials in a traditional ceremony. In this, Antoinette is stripped in front of a group of people and is then redressed in clothing provided by the French. It's noted that this might have been traumatic for the young woman except that she'd spent her life with little privacy and has, in fact, been prepared for this very kind of situation.

Much later, Antoinette is...

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