Smiles of a Summer Night & Raise the Red Lantern

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Monday, March 28, 2011 11:28 AM Smiles of a Summer Night Utopian tradition of pastoral consummation of marriage o Is pastoral always utopian? What are the pastoral elements? o Setting is the country and four couples o Jealousy o But no one says its wrong o A-morality Bergman invented to modern nude scene Petra - was Bergman's mistress and also the ugly kitchen maid who told on
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Unformatted text preview: Alexander Everyone is sexually frustrated o Fredrik and Anna - haven't consummated their marriage in 2 years Thinks of him as more of a father figure and is seemingly in love with his son Impossibility of the world Desiree's mother looks over the estate because she was a prostitute or mistress who kept her mouth shut - "for not writing her memoirs"...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ENGL 131 taught by Professor Riggs during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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