|Plot Summary of The Ball at Sceaux|
|"THE BALL AT SCEAUX (Le Bal de Sceaux) is a novel written in 1819.
This is the story of Emilie, a young noble girl looking for a husband. She wants him perfect, noble, wealthy and spiritual. Her family is relieved when, at last, the young girl falls in love with Maximilien, a young man she sees at a ball in Sceaux. After three months of flirting, everybody comes back to Paris. A few days later, Emilie discovers that Maximilien is a salesman in a store. The young girl is shocked and doesn't want to see Maximilien anymore. Both will suffer because of Emilie's prejudices"
Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Ball at Sceaux|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
- of a different social class
How sensitive is this character?
- mean, arrogant
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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