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Category Archives: Colonel Chabert
Was Derville Trying to Make Chabert Cry?
Hey guys so I’ve been thinking a lot of the importance of Colonel Chabert and Derville’s relationship. After reading over the other blog posts, I decided I had too much to say just to leave in a comment. A lot … Continue reading
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Colonel Chabert Can’t Catch A Break
Having now finished Colonel Chabert, it seems fitting that it is part of a story cycle entitled The Human Comedy, for Honore de Balzac’s goal of social commentary was definitely fulfilled. For sure. 100%. What is readily apparent from the … Continue reading
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I realize this is rather presumptuous…
…to assume that this post will be read with any enthusiasm, or be read at all, what with fall break at our fingertips. But bear with me for a paragraph or two; after today’s class, I simply wanted to lay … Continue reading
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…and how far to read to find out!
For Thursday, please try to get through page 37 of Colonel Chabert. The following brief timeline of Napoleon’s reign may be helpful to you in understanding the story: 1795 – in the wake of the French Revolution, a young Corsican artillery … Continue reading
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Who is Colonel Chabert?
Much like Lily, I am finding it very difficult to avoid applying topics we discussed in The Odyssey to this new novella, Colonel Chabert. One of our biggest talking points concerning The Odyssey was the role of disguise and deception, … Continue reading
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