|Plot Summary of La Fausse Maîtresse|
|"LA FAUSSE MAITRESSE is a novel first published in 1841.
The Count Paz, the close and poor friend of the Count Laginski, falls madly in love with his friend's new wife, the Countess Du Rouvre. Obliged to stay at his friend's house, Paz, fearing that the countess would fall in love with him, will pretend that he has a mistress in Paris. As this false mistress is no more than a prostitute, the Countess will lose all interest in Paz's life. But will Paz be able to endure the contempt of his secret love ?"
Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of La Fausse Maîtresse|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Kind of romance:
- love triangle/polygon
Main char. serviced by prostitute?
- Obession with uninterested person
- totally uninterested
- Eastern European
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- fancy mansion
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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