They manage to preserve almost 80 percent of the original glazed brick, limestone and terra cotta facade and keep ornamental details, such as the nautical-themed carvings and elaborate comices
Moniteur des Comices
, des Proprietaires et des Fermiers (1844-1899).
The seduction scene at the comices
agricoles provides a fine example of Emma's willful enrapture with generic sentimental language, as in Rodolphe's declarations of (what he pretends is) love.
Further, Laurent-Pichat had suggested that the comices
agricoles be shortened.
La peinture d'Yonville, du pharmacien Homais, superbe specimen de pseudo-savant de chef-lieu de canton, la description des comices
agricoles, sont egalement bien connues pour la derision jetee par Flaubert sur la societe de son temps et la betise humaine.
(24) A recipient of a prize at les comices
agricoles (agricultural fair) emphasizes the discharge of manure everywhere present: Monsieur Cullembourg (139).
agricoles chapter and the episodes at the linen factory and in Rouen cathedral are shown to be ironic dramatizations of the exhibition and of the identity it sought to promote.
On ecrit que les comices
tributes elisaient les tribuns de la plebe (p.
agricoles or agricultural fair scene in Flaubert's Madame Bovary (1857) is not only perhaps the most deliciously satirical passage in all of French literature but a pointed criticism of the whole culture of Exhibitions.
In the second part of the novel, she is seduced by the conscienceless landowner Rodolphe, and the dominant image is the Comices
Agricoles, the elaborate fair with its rustic and vulgar trappings.