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FREE PDF ☆ BOOK Une vie By Guy de Maupassant ↠ NATURALTREATMENT ¶ Jeanne ayant fini ses malles s'approcha de la fenêtre mais la pluie ne cessait pas L'averse toute la nuit avait sonné contre les carreaux et les toits Le ciel bas et chargé d'eau semblait crevé se vidant sur la terre la délayant en boJeanne ayant fini ses malles s'approcha de la fenêtre mais la pluie ne cessait pas L'averse toute la nuit avait sonné contre les carreaux et les toits Le ciel bas et charg One of those absolutely beautiful books that leave me almost at a loss for wordsSo well written in beautifully flowing French and such a hard topic a woman's lack of choice in 19th century conventional society A Madame Bovary without the energetic yet fatalistic drive to change her condition Maupassant's Jeanne suffers as much but has a lot less adventure and passion to remember at the end of her life She is proof that you indeed regret what you didn't do Even the suffering 19th century girl breaking down over the symbolic The Yellow Wallpaper has choice than Jeanne who remains entirely passive in her dominant social environmentThe tragic feeling of loneliness never leaves the main character and alienation from the rest of the world is the theme of her lifeElle sentait entre elle et lui comme un voile un obstacle s’apercevant pour la première fois ue deux personnes ne se pénètrent jamais jusu’à l’âme jusu’au fond des pensées u’elles marchent côté à côté enlacées parfois mais non mêlées et ue l’être moral de chacun de nous reste éternellement seul pour la vieSad beautiful must read
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é d'eau semblait crevé se vidant sur la terre la délayant en bouillie la fondant comme du sucre Des rafales passaient pleines d'une chaleur lourde Le ronflement des ruiss Upon completion of her convent education at the age of seventeen Jeanne is taken home by her father to start her adult life Jeanne wearing metaphorical rose tinted spectacles is dreaming of a future of romance a happy marriage and two children a boy followed not long after by a girl Jeanne's wealthy parents are providing her with a property of her own So it seems that she is off to a good startBut is she? Things don't go entirely to plan and she soon learns about love and life It is not so very long before her fresh joyful attitude changes to cynicism Tout n’était donc ue misère chagrin malheur et mort Tout trompait tout mentait tout faisait souffrir et pleurerAnd every time you think that things can't get worse they doClouds are said to have silver linings and fortunately Jeanne has them in the form of supportive parents and the maid Rosalie It is ultimately Rosalie who tells Jeanne that La vie voyez vous ça n’est jamais si bon ni si mauvais u’on croitDe Maupassant is known as a master of short story writing but he certainly knew how to write longer works too I can't vouch for any translation but in the original French the writing is just beautiful Maupassant deftly uses nature and the elements to provide not only a marvellous atmosphere and beautiful descriptions but also for example to create a sense of foreboding in his description of autumn He creates a story of the ordinary life of an ordinary girl but oh what a dismal life
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Une vie By Guy de MaupassaEaux débordés emplissait les rues désertes où les maisons comme des éponges buvaient l'humidité ui pénétrait au dedans et faisait suer les murs de la cave au grenier It had good lessons but it was not an enjoyable or good read at all My dad gave a nice copy of this book to me for Christmas Five months later I finally got around to reading it It was a terrible depressing book Even after I reported most of the horrendous plot my dad only said It's good for her I would not recommend this book to girls my age The main character Jeanne is surrounded by evil wanton people She seems to be the only good person in the whole book but of course she was naive and thoughtless and weak In the book a woman said something to her that I thought summed up the cause of most of her ruined life You've made a bad marriage that's the whole secret One has no business to marry without knowing anything about one's husband It was hard to watch a blooming young woman change into a ruined penniless abandoned old woman But it's by Maupassant What did I expect?