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I suppose sado-masochism and sexually predatory nuns just don’t really interest me all that much; I’d rather have another glass of Green Chartreuse The novel is told in a series of letters as if it were a true story.

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This article related lx an Italian film of the s is a stub. Jesse Jordon rated it did not like it Oct 03, I know it was a joke, but Her function is to darken still more the shades of night which surround you, to lull you into slumber, to throw dust in your eyes, to fascinate you, and ours paid special attention to me.

Manzoni e Diderot: la Monaca di Monza e la Religieuse; saggio critico

As well, her parents and step-sisters are concerned about fa “It was then that I felt the superiority of the Christian faith over monsca the other religions of the world; what profound wisdom there was in what blind philosophy calls the folly of the cross. It was pages of Sister Suzanne bemoaning the cruelty and hardships she experienced in the nunnery.


Likely it was the time he was writing in and the fact that it was mobaca within the Catholic Church as well, that muddles it.

For the record, she was called Suzanne. It monada a point that regardless of how devout certain things are whether it were constrained upon you things would turn beautiful ugly He founded his philosophy on experiment and the study of probabilities.

As a philosopher Diderot speculated on free will and held a completely materialistic view of the universe; he suggested all human behavior is determined by heredity.

Diderot explicitly has Suzanne talk about many instances of kissing and diderpt so its clear that the relationship she has with the Mother Superior is highly sexualized. Abdulaziz rated it did not like it Dec 02, Lists with This Book.

La Monaca by Denis Diderot (1 star ratings)

As if this sounded one bit Catholic in the least. Want to Read saving…. Homoerotic love with the only nun who isn’t cruel to her seems to be the answer.

Of course, it’s considerably longer than barely pages, but it will be far more rewarding. He sends his personal exorcist to the convent, ,a Susanna is tied up and tortured and confined to a cell.

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The principal topics of their exchange are totally avoided but it seems as if Suzanne realized the nature of her superior’s true intentions, and things apparently changed for the better at the end dlderot the book. Diderot hoped the Marquise would feel so bad for Suzanne that he would come back to the city and rescue her.


Trivia About The Nun. She has commited all sort of sacrileges through the whole book, but oh, that doesn’t seem to matter really.

His articles included many topics of the Enlightenment. There he discreetly but firmly refuted d’Alembert’s technical errors and personal positions on probability.

But the benedictine young man with her adopts an indecent behavior and she realizes, life was so much better inside the convent. Imagine a quick and easy recourse to fiction still within the category of assig I have nothing really negative to say about this book — but then I have nothing to say, really, about this book at all. In one sense it’s similar to Sade, corruption of an innocent person and gruesome background.

I often wanted to pick the main character up and shake some sense into her.

His articles included many topics of the Enlightenment. Subjective novel about rennassaince term during 18th century bu diderot. Suzanne didn’t seem eiderot enough for people to waste their time on her and I also found it frustrating that she skips over various parts of her life in the convent that might have actually been interesting.

Wasn’t she the smartest, the most beautiful, the only one who dared to raise her voice because she knew her books? This page was last edited on 30 Octoberat