The Dream Lover Characters

Elizabeth Berg
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Aurore

Aurore Dudevant is a woman who craves both excitement and equality in her life. Her dream is to become a writer, and her first job requires her to dress as a man to get cheap theater seats so she can write play reviews for a newspaper. She adopts the styles of men in her dressing because she feels more powerful when doing so. When dressed as a man, she also has a voice in politics and philosophy. Despite the Victorian odds stacked against women, Aurore becomes a writing success and uses the pen name George Sand. Many of her friends begin to call her George because they believe the male name suits her better. Aurore is actually a real-life author and Victorian era feminist who really wrote under the George Sand pseudonym.

In order to become a successful writer, Aurore leaves her two children with her husband and...

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