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Bridget Jones’s Diary o Characters : Bridget, Jude, Sharon, Tom, Daniel Cleaver, Perpetua, Una and Greg?  Alconbury, Mrs. Jones, her father, Julio, Mark Darcy, Natasha, “Vile Richard”, Jerome,  Jeremy and Magda o Style : written in a diary format, first person and the sense that private information is being  communicated, no sense of filter due to specific audience. Narrator a character within the  story…difference between Bridget’s voice and Fielding’s voice. Short, abbreviated style,  measurements and references to specific products and brands. Each entry characterized by  self-judgments. Technique of opening and closing the book on the note of new years’  resolutions.  o Summary : Bridget, at New Years, is struggling with her weight and boyfriend-less state.  o As a “novel of manners” o View of society.  “emotional fuckwittage” of men. contrasted view of singleness (presented 
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course ENG 110 taught by Professor Jaurretche during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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