Babbete's Feast

Babbete's Feast - Greg Sullivan FS Peace and Justice 27...

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Greg Sullivan FS Peace and Justice 27 August 2007 Prof. Cernosia “Babette’s Feast” Isak Dinesen’s, “Babette’s Feast” is truly a story from the human heart. The arrival of an ominous French woman to the ecclesiastic house of the two ladies of Berlevaag creates a curiosity through the town. When Babette finally arrives to the doorstep of the house her appearance seemed haunting and haggard. The mistresses even at first seemed to fear Babette, as they also feared the other unknown territory and persons in the world around them. However, little did they know, Babette would soon turn their ignorant lifestyle into a gracious epiphany through her art. Babette’s persistence to travel from her home country to a place where she knew nothing about shows us what kind of character she truly is. Her ongoing journey, even upon her arrival to Berlevaag exemplifies Babette’s love of triumph. She leaves everything behind to start in a new place where she is alone. Not only does Babette do the best to enjoy her new life in spite of her bland surroundings, but she brings a new
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