La Maison du Chat-Qui-Pelote Book Summary and Study Guide

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LA MAISON DU CHAT-QUI-PELOTE is a novel written in 1819 by Balzac.

The painter Théodore de Sommervieux falls in love with Augustine, the daughter of an old clothier. After two years of sheer happiness, Théodore is beginning to remark the deficiencies of Augustine's education. The young woman is unable to become integrated in the circle of Théodore's noble friends and her husband is neglecting her more and more.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   marriage/relationship going to pieces Lover is    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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