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Père Goriot Pere Goriot Is The Tragic Story Of A Father Whose Obsessive Love For His Two Daughters Leads To His Financial And Personal Ruin Interwoven With This Theme Is That Of The Impoverished Young Aristocrat, Rastignac, Come To Paris From The Provinces To Make His Fortune, Who Befriends Goriot And Becomes Involved With The Daughters The Story Is Set Against The Background Of A Whole Society Driven By Social Ambition And Lust For Money.


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    920 Le P re Goriot Old Goriot Old Man Goriot, Honor de Balzac 1978 1341 329 1382 280 1389 9789646207219 920 Le P re Goriot Old Goriot Old Man Goriot, Honor de Balzac 1978 1341 329 1382 280 1389 9789646207219 1391 295 9789640014943 1341 359 1393 9786001216343 1347 444 1368 408 1388 352 9789642130566


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    No doubts on my part This novel deserves a 5 star rating Challenge my rating if you want and I know I can defend it, tooth and nail.At first, this seems to be just a story of an old man, Pere Goriot and how he ends up in the pupper s grave despite being a rich businessman when he s still strong His fault is that he loves and cares for his 2 spoiled uncaring ungrateful daughters who get all his riches and in the end don t even care going to his deathbed However, that plot seems to be just sec No doubts on my part This novel deserves a 5 star rating Challenge my rating if you want and I know I can defend it, tooth and nail.At first, this seems to be just a story of an old man, Pere Goriot and how he ends up in the pupper s grave despite being a rich businessman when he s still strong His fault is that he loves and cares for his 2 spoiled uncaring ungrateful daughters who get all his riches and in the end don t even care going to his deathbed However, that plot seems to be just secondary to the story of a young man, Eugene de Rastignac who uses all the opportunities for him to climb the social ladder That makes this novel partly a bildungsroman and should have inspired James Joyce to write A Portrait of a Young Man as an Artist Part of this climb is one of Goriot s daughters, Delphine The good thing about Rastignac is...


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    The Importance of Being CynicalRastignac s education is the theme of the novel provided at the expense of P re Goriot, who built up a fortune from nothing, married his daughters into wealth and was duly ignored and left to die a lonely death This clear tragedy tells Rastignac, and perhaps France itself, what it takes to succeed in a Capitalist World ruthlessness and a complete apathy to moral sentiments As Vautrin explains to Rastignac, it is illusory to think that social success can be ach The Importance of Being CynicalRastignac s education is the theme of the novel provided at the expense of P re Goriot, who built up a fortune from nothing, married his daughters into wealth and was duly ignored and left to die a lonely death This clear tragedy tells Rastignac, and perhaps France itself, what it takes to succeed in a Capitalist World ruthlessness and a complete apathy to moral sentiments As Vautrin explains to Rastignac, it is illusory to think that social success can be achieved through study, talent, and effort you can never get anywhere worthwhile by slaving your life away earning an honest living out of your education and skills All you need is cynicism P re Goriot was a great teacher Nothing else could have convinc...


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    Pere Goriot 1835 , Honore de Balzac s novel centered on French society after the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo and subsequent restoration of the Bourbons is impressively exhaustively detailed Through an analysis of families, marriage and institutions, Balzac presents fully realized characters from diverse backgrounds When reading this novel, you do feel immersed in the upheaval of French society That immersion extends to the characters, so many characters their motivations, social climbing P...


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    Years ago my mum was an English literature professor and my dad a linguist at an university Ever since I could read beyond the alphabet books I was spoon fed serious classic literature Mum had a particular passion for all things French, and I read things like The Red and the Blackand Madame Bovarybefore Harry Potter was even published Like most normal children, I did not enjoy anything over 200 pages with dense text about poverty and woman s fashion and instead resorted to large amount Years ago my mum was an English literature professor and my dad a linguist at an university Ever since I could read beyond the alphabet books I was spoon fed serious classic literature Mum had a particular passion for all things French, and I read things like The Red and the Blackand Madame Bovarybefore Harry Potter was even published Like most normal children, I did not enjoy anything over 200 pages with dense text about poverty and woman s fashion and instead resorted to large amount of serious classic science fiction and Gothic literature instead As a result, I ve always ...


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    SCHMIDT Last thing, if Mueller was looking at your finances and your family finances, unrelated to Russia is that a red line HABERMAN Would that be a breach of what his actual charge is TRUMP I would say yeah I would say yes By the way, I would say, I don t I don t I mean, it s possible there s a condo or something, so, you know, I sell a lot of condo units, and somebody from Russia buys a condo, who knows I don t make money from Russia In fact, I put out a letter saying that I don SCHMIDT Last thing, if Mueller was looking at your finances and your family finances, unrelated to Russia is that a red line HABERMAN Would that be a breach of what his actual charge is TRUMP I would...


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    many pre 20th century novels have the nasty habit of presenting their author s beliefs as hard, solid fact y know what i mean sentences which flatly state that Women believe such and such or, as per balzac pg 51 , Young men s eyes take everything in their spirits react to to which i d argue no young men s eyes don t take in shit and if i was gonna write either or i d find some elegant means to qualify it now, wishy washy apologetic sentences deserve destruction by sharpi many pre 20th century novels have the nasty habit of presenting their author s beliefs as hard, solid fact y know what i mean sentences which flatly state that Women believe such and such or, as per balzac pg 51 , Young men s eyes take everything in their spirits react to to which i d argue no young men s eyes don t take in shit and if i was gonna write either or i d find some elegant means to qualify it now, wishy washy apologetic sentences deserve destruction by sharpie and a knuckle punch to their author s neck, of course, but those simple, declarative sentences which aim to embody an entire gender or race or people or pathology are alm...


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    Se casar por amor bom, ser , casar por amor com algu m rico pode ser a cereja no topo do altar E se casar s por dinheiro, ser o vil metal compensador do frete E que escr pulos se ignoram, que limites se ultrapassam pelo reconhecimento social, riqueza, fama, gl ria O pai Goriot, o exemplo m ximo de abnega o em prol de algu m As filhas, s o o rosto do ego smo e da ingratid o.Cada personagem, cada cen rio, uma pe a do puzzle social que Balzac montou de forma impiedosa.A leitura n o Se casar por amor bom, ser , casar por amor com algu m rico pode ser a cereja no topo do altar E se casar s por dinheiro, ser o vil metal compensador do frete E que escr pulos se ignoram...


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