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Ugliness and Beauty in "The Girl With the Golden Eyes"
A look at the themes of beauty and ugliness in Honore de Balzac's "The Girl With the Golden Eyes."
# 139432 | 1,250 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (French)


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This paper reviews and analyzes Honore de Balzac's novella "The Girl With the Golden Eyes," emphasizing the use of the themes of beauty and ugliness. According to the paper, the work is the shocking story about the brutal murder of a woman of unsurpassed beauty and innocence. Conveying the ugliness and immorality of Parisian society was necessary in order to examine the consequences of decadence and reveal the fragility and vulnerability of beauty.

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" In order to develop his theme in "The Girl With the Golden Eyes," Honore de Balzac spent a lot of time setting up the ugliness of Paris in this shocking story about the brutal murder of a woman of unsurpassed beauty and innocence. Conveying the ugliness and immorality of Parisian society was necessary in order to examine the consequences of decadence and reveal the fragility and vulnerability of beauty. Ultimately, despite Balzac's efforts to convey the beauty in the story, he did not represent it with..."

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Ugliness and Beauty in "The Girl With the Golden Eyes" (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 21, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/ugliness-and-beauty-in-the-girl-with-the-golden-eyes-139432/

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"Ugliness and Beauty in "The Girl With the Golden Eyes"" 01 December 2008. Web. 21 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/ugliness-and-beauty-in-the-girl-with-the-golden-eyes-139432/>

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