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A Synopsis of Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary”

“Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert is a classic novel that follows the tragic life of Emma Bovary, a young woman living in rural France in the mid-19th century. The novel explores themes of passion, longing, and the destructive consequences of pursuing unattainable dreams. Emma, a romantic and idealistic young woman, is unsatisfied with her mundane