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HardcoverBiblioteca pentru totipages. Madame Arnoux is actually the only clever woman. Besides that, not one character has any special intelligence or talent. The story, beginning in Paris inis told through the mind and feelings of Frederic Moreau, a young man dissatisfied with the life expected of him by his middle class environment. Flaubert and his Orientalist obsession. The more choices you have, the harder it gets to choose.

It is at times unclear whom a pronoun refers to and prepositions are incorrectly chosen.

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Not much sentiment there, nor much of an education. Want to Read saving…. Probably he does not intend to do so. Flaubert is a writer who must always appeal more to other authors than to the world at large, because the art of writing, the indefatigable pursuit sfntimentala perfect expression, were always before him, and because he hated sentimenrala lax felicities of improvisation as educatiq disloyalty to the most sacred procedures of the literary artist.

I can see why Woody mentions it. The book is an introspection upon ordinary lives — there lies its value. So this is why I give it just three stars. I thought — maybe I will leave this accidentally on the bus to work. I can now add another book to my list of most boring novels, 1. But perhaps it’s because he set such a lofty ambition for himself that this novel is a little dull.


Despite being set in a time of revolution there was a lack of passion for me.

Knowledge of French history and political figures of the time is assumed by the author, although this can be safely glossed over without losing the thread of the story. I think I would raise the rating I’ve given this novel to a 5 if the novel were about the two of them alone.

Constant mind changing, playing on others feelings, seemingly trying to get over the over-idealised idea of one woman in his head. Flaubert reaches with skill for the right word, and his talent shows right through to the English translation.

Educatia sentimentala by Gustave Flaubert (2 star ratings)

To ask other readers questions about Educatia sentimentalaplease sign up. This is perhaps the one and only classic literature novel I’ve read to date that incensed me for a few reasons.

Open Preview See a Problem? I actually found this book to be slightly existential in the theme of the destitution we all face when we sducatia that our anticipations are always more pure than what actually occurs but I imagine this is just my imagination kicking into high gear. Some sentences were simply incomprehensible or meaningless in English.

To view it, click here. The scenes between Frederic and Madame Arnoux are melodramatic and disingenuous, just like the scenes between Frederic and his other mistresses.

Without comparing the French text to the English, it is impossible to determine if the translation is at fault. Quotes from Educatia sentimen I just loved this line from page of the OUP edition. I switched to the narrator Jonathan Fried; he is definitely better. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I sentimentaoa read half.


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The story of one French loser? My God, did this book have a plot? Sentimental Education lacks vitality, spirit, heart, soul, bliss,agony This book is not at all about what it claims to be about or what it’s purported to be about. His dreams and aspirations turned to dust, in the penultimate chapter Frederic has a final meeting with Madame Arnoux, during which they acknowledge their love for one another and part forever.

Oh, I who adore Flaubert! One of the most severe of academic critics admits that in all his works, and in every page of his works, Flaubert may be considered a model of style. The ending is worth ssentimentala around for, but it will take a bit of perseverance to get there. Ao longo da leitura sente-se uma aura ‘Bovary’. Adulterous love affairs abound, yet they are drawn without a hint of passion!

Also, effectivey nothing happens in this novel. That he was one of the greatest writers who ever lived in France is now commonly admitted, and his greatness principally sentmentala upon the extraordinary vigour and exactitude of his style. Publicado no VI em: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In una sola parola: That a novel should have a certain charm seems to us the most rudimentary of principles, and there is no more charm in this laborious monument to a treacherous ideal than there is interest in a heap of gravel.