From Wedlock To Deadlock: Madame Bovary’s Path Toward Self-Destruction

Madame Bovary

This study explores the unexplored thicket of nineteenth-century ideology to reassess the reasons for Emma Bovary’s suicide. The historical investigation in this article shows that the doctrine of separate spheres exerted a great influence on the lives of middle-class women. Moreover, the practice of this doctrine led to a reinforcement of the rigid dichotomy of […]