- Words: 1180
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 84012643
Denied marriage, the only other societal option is suicide. Society is the agent of her demise, not Lilly: "her life is not unpleasant until a chain of events destroys her with the thoroughness and indifference of a meat grinder."
Goetz, Thomas H. "Flaubert, Gustave." World Book Online Reference Center. 2006. [1
Oct 2006] http://www.aolsvc.worldbook.aol.com/wb/Article?id=ar200180.
Biographical overview, provides insight into Flaubert's role as a uniquely realistic writer, thus stressing Emma's economic and moral