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A Book Character I’d Like to Be

The Marquise de Merteuil, from Les liaisons dangereuses, is whom I'd like to be. She lived in a time (pre-Revolution France) when women were supposed to be prim and proper, not to be (openly) sexually active or independent. The aristocratic Merteuil is the seeming epitome of perfection according to society's standards. But she had to wear that mask in… Continue reading A Book Character I’d Like to Be