Yukio Mishima's After the Banquet PDF

By Yukio Mishima

ISBN-10: 1407053108

ISBN-13: 9781407053103

For years Kazu has run her trendy eating place with a mix of attraction and shrewdness. but if the middle-aged entrepreneur falls in love with certainly one of her consumers, an aristocratic retired flesh presser, she renounces her company in an effort to turn into his spouse. however it isn't really easy to give up her self sustaining spirit, and finally Kazu needs to choose from her marriage and the calls for of her irrepressible power. After the dinner party is a powerful portrait of political and household warfare.

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2/6 What news do Lydia and Kitty bring Jane and Lizzy from Meryton, when the older sisters return from visiting Netherfield? 2 / 7 How long has Mr Collins been ordained, when he writes to Mr Bennet on 15 October? 2/8 How old is Georgiana Darcy? 2/9 What is the connection of Lady Catherine de Bourgh and Lady Anne Darcy (deceased)? 2/10 How much money do we learn (from Mr Collins, who has taken care to find out) Elizabeth will bring to her marriage? And how much will Charlotte bring? 2 / 1 1 Why, as the narrator uncompromisingly informs us, does Charlotte accept Mr Collins, and what is Elizabeth's one-word expletive on hearing that (three days after proposing to her, Miss Bennet) he has offered himself to Miss Lucas?

The factual questions are very difficulty and some of the questions involve interpretation. If you score anything over 10, go forward to Level Four ('The Interpretative Zone'). If your deductive answers genuinely strike you as more convincing, or ingenious, than mine, give yourself a bonus point (or more). Level Four: The Interpretative Zone 4/1 Jane Austen gave a great deal of thought to titles (how different, for example, our sense of Pride and Prejudice would be were it 'First Impressions').

4 / 4 What do Sir Thomas and Tom Bertram actually do in their year or so in the Antigua estates? 4/5 Cynically, Mary Crawford assumes that happy marriages do not exist. Which are the happiest in Mansfield Park} 4/6 There is current disagreement about whether Jane Austen would have picked up (or, horrible to think, have intended) the double entendre which strikes us so embarrassingly, in Mary Crawford's comment, 'Certainly, my home at my uncle's brought me acquainted with a circle of admirals. Of Rears and Vices, I saw enough.

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