You dont need a long intro or conclusion it is said

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You don’t need a long intro or conclusion It is said that a woman loves with her heart but a man does not. It is said that a woman only needs one person to satisfy her need for love but a man seeks numerous of people. In the novel written by Elisa Haywood named Fantomina , these “clichés” are brought to life. Fantomina is about a woman of a high social class that seeks love by lowering herself. The unnamed character, while at the playhouse, notices the attention males gives prostitutes and decided to dress as such. Loving the attention, the lady associates herself with one of the guys from the playhouse that caught her attention and decides to give him some of her loving. She realized that she didn’t want to go that far and wanted to stop but the guy, whose name is Beauplaisir, had other plans. Worried about her reputation, when asked her name she replied “Fantomina.” Fantomina fell in love with Beauplaisir but he grew tired of her and decided to move on. She decided to move on with him by disguising herself as a maid and getting his attention again. When he decided to move on again she dressed as widow. After her numerous disguises, she found out she was with child and they truth about her deceitful acts came to light. Because she was of a higher class, having a baby shamed her social class and she was sent away to a French Monastery. This novel reflects the 18 th century because it gives a background of the life women lived. Fantomina getting raped, blown off by Beauplaisir, and getting sent away, reflects the way women were treated during that time. Elisa wanted to give women a sense of power by allowing a woman of a high social class to partake in sexual activities with a man she wasn’t married to, even though people in the 18 th century believed that sex out of wedlock was disgraceful. Just the same, it was also said that virtuous women would be rewarded with marriage while women that lose their virginity will be
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mistreated by men. Because Fantomina knew the consequences of her actions before she did them and because she didn’t really feel bad about what she did sends a powerful message to the women and men of the 18 th century, as well as the readers. Extra credit questions (1 point each, 3 pts total): Recommend a book, a song, and a movie or TV show and explain your recommendation. Don’t recommend based on what you think I’ll like; rather, tell me what you think makes something essential to read, listen to, or watch. AND HAVE A GREAT BREAK! RELAX HARD! A book I recommend is Under a Cruel Star: A Life in Prague . This book is about a lady telling her story about the horrors she experienced during the time Hitler took over. This is a good book to me because she gets into detail about what happened during this time, more than you will ever learn in a history class. A song I recommend is “All I Ever Need” by Austin Mahone. This song is the best love song. The words, the beat, and the flow on this song will put the angriest person in an excellent mood. A movie I recommend is “Mississippi Damned.” This movie will pull at every emotional string in the human body. What makes this movie good is the fact that it shows the struggles that people encounter everyday within their family and life.
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