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Yogini Patel Tragedy into Comedy Madame Bovary: The TRUE Comedy To turn Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary into a comedy is hard work. To understand why this could be a great comedy is to know what the entire story is about. I’ll just quickly recap it and cut out all the fluff. Madame Bovary is a forlorn tale about Emma Rouault and Charles Bovary. Charles Bovary is a dull, kindhearted man without any skill or ambition to succeed. Emma is a beautiful, elegantly dressed young woman who has received a "good education" in a convent and whom has a suppressed but powerful yearning for luxury and romance imbibed from the popular novels she has read. Throughout the novel, Charles and his dull behavior tire out Emma leading her to find romantic interest in other men. At first, she ignores it and tries to become a devoted wife and mother when a young law student, Leon, takes interest in her. Second time around she decides to turn her life into one of the romantic novels she’s read in the past. Rodolphe decides that Emma is ripe for seduction. He gets her to go horseback riding with him and with that careless gesture a three-year love affair begins. On the eve of their elopement Rodolphe ends things with her. (Clearly this novel is beginning to take turn to tragedy now.) After breaking things carelessly with Emma, she becomes gravely ill and briefly turns to
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