Although the Maupassants were a free-thinking family, Guy received his first education from the church and at age 13 was sent to a small seminary at Yvetot that took both lay and clerical pupils. He felt a decided antipathy for this form of life and deliberately engineered his own expulsion for some trivial offense in In the autumn of he began law studies in Pariswhich were interrupted by the outbreak of the Franco-German War. His firsthand experience of war was to provide him with the material for some of his finest stories.
Biography of Guy de Maupassant Guy de MaupassantFrench author of the naturalistic school who is generally considered the greatest French short story writer. In Maupassant started to study law in Paris, but soon, at the age of 20, he volunteered to serve in the army during the Franco-Prussian War. Between the years and Maupassant was a civil servant, first at the ministry of maritime affairs, then at the ministry of education.
As a poet Maupassant made his debut with Des Vers During the s Maupassant created some short stories, six novels, three travel books, and one volume of verse. In tone, his tales were marked by objectivity, highly controlled style, and sometimes by sheer comedy.
Usually they were built around simple episodes from everyday life, which revealed the hidden sides of people. Among Maupassant's best-known books are Une Vie A Woman's Life,about the frustrating existence of a Norman wife and Bel-Amiwhich depicts an unscrupulous journalist.
Pierre Et Jean was a psychological study of two brothers.
Maupassant's most upsetting horror story, Le Horlawas about madness and suicide. Maupassant had suffered from his 20s from syphilis. The disease later caused increasing mental disorder - also seen in his nightmarish stories, which have much in common with Edgar Allan Poe 's supernatural visions.
Critics have charted Maupassant's developing illness through his semi-autobiographical stories of abnormal psychology, but the theme of mental disorder is present even in his first collection, La Maison Tellierpublished at the height of his health.
On January 2, inMaupassant tried to commit suicide by cutting his throat and was committed to the celebrated private asylum of Dr. Esprit Blanche at Passy, in Paris, where he died on July 6, The above biography is copyrighted. Do not republish it without permission. To love very much is to love inadequately; we love-that is all.
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Can anyone provide me the original French text? De Maupassant wants readers to understand how people change depending on circumstances, while helping us see his perspective of life.
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