Flaubert Part 1 Dialectical Journal

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After reading Part 1 of the story, I really liked how Flaubert started off describing Charles and his life, instead of jumping right to Emma. At first I was confused because he didn’t say anything about her, but then right after the wedding it’s kind of like she jumps in as the narrator. Usually writers describe the main character, but he instead talks about her future husband first. I find Emma to be ungrateful and bossy, but she still comes across as a hopeless romantic. Charles is very lazy and dull, and it seems as if he sees Emma as more of an object than as a person. Charles gets married to a widowed woman named Heloise because his family thinks that she is very wealthy. They soon find out that she isn’t what she says she is and from
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