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L'education sentimentale is about a young country boy coming of age in Paris. He misses all the opportunities that life offers him through negligence, sincerity and lack of vision: Love, wealth, position and political aspirations escape him. He moves through different social classes through his relations with four different women as well as his friends from university.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   French Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Loving/sexing?    -   girl chasing

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   long lived adults Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   very gullible, like Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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