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A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth. – Stendhal http://ift.tt/2548Z7h


Rediscovering Beauty

What is beauty? I’m not going to provide an answer. I’d like to share perspectives that inspire me. Plato saw the beauty in achieving knowledge, some say it’s about the inner world of every individual, some agree that beauty is even in what we dislike, some claim it’s just the subjective thing nobody will never ever be able to define. 196 more words


Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness. – Stendhal http://ift.tt/1RSg91R


'The Red and the Black' by Stendhal

First of all, I’d like to mention it’s not my usual type of reading. My colleagues read this and some of them are really excited by the book. 371 more words

Le roman comme miroir de la société

Dans Le Rouge et le Noir, Stendhal formule une définition du roman qui estime que :

Un roman, c’est un miroir qu’on promène le long d’un chemin.

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Stendhal (critical reflection)

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, and according to Stendhal, a true skeptic when it came to the authenticity of romantic love, the lies that determine what we deem beautiful are created in the mind of the delusional beholder. 761 more words

Critical Reflections

The Red and the Black, Stendhal

This novel is set in France in the 1820s. The hero is Julien Sorel, who starts the novel as a 19 year old peasant, who has a remarkable intelligence and ability to learn and remember texts, and who has a deep fascination with Napoleon. 329 more words

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