Madame Bovary | Study Guide

Gustave Flaubert

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Author

Gustave Flaubert

Year Published

1856

Type

Novel

Genre

Tragedy

Perspective and Narrator

Madame Bovary is told by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

Madame Bovary is written in the present tense.

About the Title

Madame Bovary is the name of the novel's main character. The use of Madame (Mrs.), rather than the character's first name, emphasizes the effect of an unhappy marriage on the main character.

Summary

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